IRD Research Unit 174-PHPT
AMS-PHPT meeting on Thursday 20 June 2019 at the Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences
(meeting room 1, floor 1, building 2): Drs. Gonzague Jourdain, Nicole Ngo-Giang-Huong, Sophie Le Coeur, Luc Decker and Tim Cressey reviewed with Prof. Sakorn Pornpasert; Dean of Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences (AMS), Chiang Mai University (CMU) and other faculties and researchers of the Faculty the main current studies as well as well as projects carried out under the AMS-PHPT collaboration.They also discussed possible future joint research projects.
Prof. Jean-Marc Egly, Director Emeritus of Research at INSERM, a member of the French Academy of Sciences, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) and Prof. Tang-Long Shen, Vice-Dean, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University visited PHPT office and laboratory on Wednesday 22 May 2019 for a presentation of current activities.
They met PHPT researchers as well as the PHPT clinical research platform team, and discuss the possibility to set up an advisory scientific program review with researchers from the region to help set up future orientations for the research group.Many thanks for their visit and great advices!
The PHPT team looks forward for this review, tentatively planned in Fall 2019.
Jacques Lapouge, French Ambassador in Thailand; Fabian Forni, Counsellor for Culture and Cooperation, and Thomas Baude, Honorary French Consul in Chiang Mai visited PHPT and Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University on Friday 8 February 2019. They met Sakorn Pornprasert, Dean of the Faculty of Associated Medical Science, Chiang Mai University, Gonzague Jourdain and several researchers and staff of the PHPT-AMS research collaboration team.
Jean-Paul Moatti, President-Director General, IRD, France; Jacques Berger, IRD Representative in Thailand; Olivier Evrard, future IRD Representative in Thailand, and Nejma André, in charge of Asia-Pacific affairs at IRD, visited PHPT and Faculty of Associated Medical Science, Chiang Mai University on Saturday and Sunday 19-20 January 2019. They met Sakorn Pornprasert, Dean of the Faculty of Associated Medical Science, Chiang Mai University, Gonzague Jourdain and several researchers and staff of the PHPT research collaboration team, on Saturday; and Chayan Vaddhanaphuti at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University on Sunday. On Thursday 24 January, JP Moatti, N André, Eric Deharo and others scientists visited Mother and Newborn Hospital in Vientiane, Lao PDR with Gonzague Jourdain who presented the iTAP-2 study in the presence of the Director of the hospital and Touy Chanthalansy, principal site investigator.
A workshop was organized on December 17, 2018, at Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai to discuss preliminary results of the Napneung Project
Napneung (www.napneung.net) is project where anybody can be tested for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, free of charge. The research team is studying methods to increase access to testing and retesting for perons at high risk of infection.
The French Ambassador to Thailand Jacques Lapouge, Associate Prof. Dr. Vanchai Sirichana, President of Mae Fah Luang University, and Assistant Prof. Dr. Wasna Sirirungsi, former dean of the faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, gave opening remarks.
At PHPT, we design and test methods to improve the Prevention and Treatment of HIV infection and virus-associated cancers in Southeast Asia.
This is a collaboration between Chiang Mai University (CMU) and Institut de Recherche p our le Développement (IRD) for research in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), human papillomavirus (HPV), and tuberculosis, along with hospitals and other institutions in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
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