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Collaboration with the University of Hokkaido on ticks and tick-borne diseases

Collaboration with the University of Hokkaido on ticks and tick-borne diseases The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge was pleased to receive a visit from Dr. Keita Matsuno, PhD, from the Hokkaido University. Dr. Keita Matsuno belongs to the International institute for Zoonosis Control, Division of Risk Analysis and Management. The Medical and Veterinary Unit of IPC … Read more

Two scientists from Institut Pasteur du Cambodge attending the Pasteur Japan Symposium 2022

Two scientists from Institut Pasteur du Cambodge attending the Pasteur Japan Symposium 2022 Dr. BOYER Sébastien and Dr. DUONG Veasna participated to the Pasteur Japan Symposium 2022 on the France-Japan cooperation on Health, held at the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Tokyo (IMSUT) on November 2nd and 3rd. The symposium has the … Read more

20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, held in Bangkok from 24 to 28 October 2022

International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria held in Bangkok Researchers of Institut Pasteur du Cambodge presented their scientific work at the 20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, held in Bangkok from 24 to 28 October 2022. Dr. BOYER Sébastien, Head of Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit, presented “Ecomore 2 project in Cambodia … Read more

MALDI-TOF MS: An effective tool for a global surveillance of dengue vector species

MALDI-TOF MS: An effective tool for a global surveillance of dengue vector species Dengue, Zika and chikungunya viruses are transmitted by several vector mosquito species, mainly Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. In the Pacific region, more vector species belonging to the Scutellaris Group are present. Due to the expansion of human travels and international trade, … Read more

Two PhD Student Join the Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit

Two PhD Student Join the Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit Ms. SIM Mala and Ms. YEAN Sony are starting their doctorate for 3 years in the Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit. In its historical tradition of training scientists, the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) provided a PhD grant for these two young and promising Cambodian … Read more

Study by the Medical and Veterinary Entomology unit demonstrate the role of macro plastic waste on vector- and water-borne diseases

Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit study demonstrate the role of macro plastic waste on vector- and water-borne diseases Plastic is hardly degradable and become a major pollutant: 55% ends up either in landfill or in nature. The publication raise awareness of the effect of macro-plastic on the proliferation and propagation of infectious diseases on human … Read more

Geographic information systems

Geographic Information Systems training as part of the Veterinary Entomology Cambodia Project Geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies are powerful tools for analyzing the spatiotemporal distribution of certain factors of interest (diseases, vectors, human, animal, etc…) and the relationships with their geographical environments.   From 27 to 30 September 2022, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge … Read more

Strengthening collaboration between Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City

Strengthening collaboration between Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City In the framework of the Veterinary Entomology Cambodia – VECAM) project, Sebastien Boyer, Head of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, was received by the Director of Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City (IP-HCMC).   The morning was dedicated to the … Read more

ePilly Trop 2022

Latest update of the book on tropical medicine The Medical and Veterinary Entomology unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge was pleased to contribute to the “Vector and vector control’ chapter in the third edition of the French language collective tropical infectiology book, ePilly Trop. This book is a precious tool for doctors and students of … Read more

As part of an international scientific consortium, Zikalliance, the Virology and Medical and Veterinary Entomology Units studied the transmission of the Zika Virus worldwide and in Cambodia.

As part of an international scientific consortium, Zikalliance, the Virology and Medical and Veterinary Entomology Units studied the transmission of the Zika Virus worldwide and in Cambodia. In an experiment involving 50 mosquito populations collected in 12 countries distributed worldwide, the study demonstrated that Aedes aegypti is the most important vector Zika virus transmission. The … Read more