Press Releases

AMP and WHO Receive Grant to Strengthen Health Logistics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Paris, France & Geneva, Switzerland, July 21, 2011 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have received two grants totaling US$6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide technical support to increase the...

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AMP's SIVAC Initiative Supports Mozambique to Set Up its National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG)

Paris, France, January 19, 2011 – The inaugural meeting of Mozambique's Committee of Experts on Immunization (Comite de Peritos para a Imunizacao, CoPI) was held in Maputo on January 7, 2011. The CoPI is the second National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) in a sub-...

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AMP's SIVAC Initiative Supports Mozambique to Set Up its National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG)

Paris, France, January 19, 2011 – The inaugural meeting of Mozambique's Committee of Experts on Immunization (Comite de Peritos para a Imunizacao, CoPI) was held in Maputo on January 7, 2011. The CoPI is the second National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) in a sub-...

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AMP's SIVAC Initiative Supports the Creation of a Mongolian National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG)

Paris, France, January 4, 2011 -- The inaugural meeting of the Mongolian National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) was held at the Ministry of Health in Ulaanbaatar on December 6, 2010. The NITAG is the first of its kind in Mongolia and was established based on recommendations from the...

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AMP’s SIVAC Initiative Supports the Creation of a Mongolian National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG)

Paris, France, January 4, 2011 -- The inaugural meeting of the Mongolian National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) was held at the Ministry of Health in Ulaanbaatar on December 6, 2010. The NITAG is the first of its kind in Mongolia and was established based on recommendations from the...

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AMP Supports Meningitis Vaccine Introduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Paris, France, December 6, 2010 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) applauds the roll out of MenAfriVac™ vaccine in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. The vaccine, which promises to offer long-term protection against life-threatening meningococcal meningitis, has been...

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AMP and Côte d’Ivoire Strengthen Their Collaboration With the Launch of a Mobile Laboratory

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 13, 2010 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP), and the Institut Pasteur in Côte d’Ivoire (IPCI) announced today the launch of a mobile microbiology laboratory (LaboMobil...

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AfriFlu Conference Brings Together International Specialists on Influenza in Africa

Marrakech, Morocco, June 2, 2010 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) convened key African and international influenza experts this week (June 1-2, 2010) for the first edition of “AfriFlu,” an international conference on influenza in Africa. The recent threat of...

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AMP and Togolese Government to Continue Collaboration on Disease Surveillance and Vaccinology

Lomé, Togo, April 8, 2010 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) announced today that it will carry out a surveillance study (named “PneumoTone”) in collaboration with the Togolese government to determine the burden of pneumococcal disease in Togo. The...

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AMP Supports the Creation of a National Immunization Technical Advisory Group in Côte d'Ivoire

Paris, France, January 25, 2010 – On January 15, the Minister of Health and Hygiene of Côte d’Ivoire, Dr. Rémi Allah Kouadio, presided over a ceremony to mark the launch of a National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) named “Côte d’Ivoire...

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