Toward an integrated surveillance of potential zoonotic Betacoronaviruses in the wild animal value chain of Cambodia (ZooCoV)

The COVID-19 pandemic once again draws attention on zoonotic diseases and their impact on public health. Over the last 20 years three of the major epidemics (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – SARS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – MERS and the COVID-19) shows that potential transmission of pathogens from animal to humans are a serious threat to public health.

A yearly surveillance audit by COFRAC (Comité Français d’Accréditation) at the Medical Biology Laboratory of the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

The Medical Biology Laboratory of the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge had its yearly surveillance audit by COFRAC (Comité Français d’Accréditation) on November 24 and 25, 2020. In the absence of critical deviation from international standards and requirements

One hundred thousand COVID-19 RT-PCR tests performed by the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) remains fully committed to working together with the Ministry of Health to combat COVID-19 in Cambodia. As of 26 October 2020, IPC has performed more than 100,000 (one hundred thousand) COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests by RT-PCR in the Virology Unit.

IPC webinar: Strengthening the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South-East Asia: Manila – Thursday, August 27, 2020

Within the framework of the European Union Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centre of Excellence Risk Mitigation Initiative (EU CBRN CoE), the CBRN South East Asia Regional Secretariat has launched the webinar series on COVID-19 to enable partner countries to share experiences and good practices related to the on-going crisis. In this forum, epidemiologists, clinicians, … Read more