IRESSEF to evaluate a new molecular diagnostic test for hepatitis C: the Genedrive® HCV kit

Standard hepatitis C (HCV) diagnostic tests are complex and therefore their availability is often limited to specialized laboratories. With the introduction of direct-acting antivirals, the diagnostic algorithm is simplified and treatment can now be initiated immediately after a positive molecular test. Decentralized molecular diagnostics will make HCV screening widely available and will quickly identify patients…

Professor Souleymane MBOUP President of IRESSEF wins the prestigious Pascoal MOCUMB Award in Lisbon, Portugal

The Pascoal MOCUMBI Award, established by the EDCTP (Europe-Developing Countries Partnership for Clinical Trials), is awarded every two years to an outstanding African or European personality who has made significant advances in the field of health research. In addition to its scientific excellence, the laureate must have made a significant contribution to the EDCTP’s goals…

Training at IRESSEF of Ethiopian partners for capacity building

IRESSEF (Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training) has been welcoming its Ethiopian partners since September 4th, 2017 for a training course on setting up a quality control panel production center. These external quality control panels or performance tests or Proficiency Testing in English (PT) are intended to evaluate the performance as continuous. For…

Research and Training: Ministry of Health and IRESSEF seal partnership

Six (6) months after its inauguration by the President of the Republic, Macky Sall, the Institute for Health Research epidemiological surveillance and training (Iressef) Diamniadio (Dakar) signed a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Health and Social Action of Senegal. The objective of this partnership, according to Professor Souleymane Mboup, president of this institute, is…

IRESSEF will set up its first population and health surveillance center in Sandiara

The Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training (Iressef) will allow the establishment of a Demographic and Health Monitoring Center (DSS) in the rural community of Sandiara announced Monday in Diamniadio, its President Director General (CEO), Professor Souleymane Mboup. “This will be the first DSS initiated and led by nationals to be recognized by…

Visit of Mr. Philippe Cantraine, Delegate General Wallonia-Brussels

He is accompanied by some students from the senghor university of Alexandria (Egypt). Objectives: To introduce the institute to young students but also to enable them to seize opportunities for professional reintegration. This shows that the IRESSEF offers students opportunities. Voir les photos de la Visite de Philippe Cantraine, Délégué Général Wallonie-Bruxell… Return on the…