Press Releases

L’Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) organise un symposium de présentation du LAMIVAC

Bobo-Dioulasso – mai 2014. A l’occasion des « 17e Journées des sciences de la santé de Bobo-Dioulasso », l’AMP organise un symposium le 7 mai 2014 pour le lancement officiel du LAMIVAC (Laboratoire Mixte International de Vaccinologie), groupement d’...

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L’Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) se mobilise autour de la Semaine mondiale de la vaccination

Paris – avril 2014. A l’occasion de la Semaine mondiale de la vaccination, l’AMP affirme sa position dans le renforcement de la vaccination dans le monde. Du 24 au 30 avril 2014, 200 pays dans le monde soutiendront la semaine mondiale de la vaccination autour du thème...

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4th EpiVac.net Technical Conference and International Masters in Applied Vaccinology: New Impetus to Improve Immunization Program Performance in Africa

Abidjan, September 18, 2013 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the organization of the 4th EpiVac.net Technical Conference in Abidjan and Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire from September 18 to 20, 2013. This...

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AMP's Chairman Philippe Stoeckel Talks Immunization on TV5Monde

During World Immunization Week (April 20-27, 2013), AMP's Chairman, Philippe Stoeckel, was interviewd by TV5Monde on the subject of vaccination worldwide. During the seven-minute interview, he covered issues including non-vaccination in developed countries (contributing, for example, to...

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SIVAC Initiative and WAHO Support the Establishment of NITAGs in Benin and Senegal

Paris, April 4, 2013 - The SIVAC Initiative of the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), supported the creation of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) in Benin and Senegal in March 2013. The...

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Closing Ceremony of AMP’s SURVEA Classroom Learning Training in Benin

AMP organized the classroom phase of the SURVEA blended training program in surveillance and field epidemiology in Africa from March 11 to 29, 2013 at the Regional Institute of Public Health (IRSP) in Ouidah, Benin. The closing ceremony, held on March 29, 2013 at IRSP, was chaired by the Minister...

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SIVAC Initiative and WAHO Support the Establishment of NITAGs in Benin and Senegal

Paris, April 3, 2013 The SIVAC Initiative of the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), supported the creation of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) in Benin and Senegal in March 2013. The...

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The First Professional Degree in Health Logistics Kicks Off in Benin

Cotonou, Benin, March 26, 2013 – The LOGIVAC project, jointly implemented by the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), has launched, in collaboration with the Regional Institute of Public Health (Institut Régional de Santé...

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AMP Organizes 3rd Consortium Meeting of the African Cholera Surveillance Network (Africhol)

Paris, France, December 13, 2012 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) held its third annual Africhol consortium meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from November 27-28, 2012. Established in 2009 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Africhol...

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AMP Supports PCR Capacity Building for Meningitis in Togo

Paris, London, December 6, 2012 – AMP recently collaborated with Togolese health authorities to transfer polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology for meningitis diagnosis to the Togolese National Institute of Hygiene (Institut National d'Hygiène, INH). The mission was carried out...

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