Fondation Merieux [to 4 March 2017]

Fondation Merieux [to 4 March 2017]
Mission: Contribute to global health by strengthening local capacities of developing countries to reduce the impact of infectious diseases on vulnerable populations.
28 February 2017, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
A new center in Madagascar, in the memory of Dr. Bénédicte Contamin, the former head of Fondation Mérieux in Madagascar
On January 4, 2017, the “Maison Bénédicte”(Bénédicte’s Home) was inaugurated in Antananarivo. Its name commemorates the life of Dr. Bénédicte Contamin, who served as the head of Fondation Mérieux in Madagascar for almost a decade. The inauguration ceremony for the training and community center, which bears the name of the woman who initiated the first Fondation Mérieux mission to Madagascar in 2006, was attended by Alain Mérieux, Fondation Mérieux’s President, and its Director General, Benoît Miribel.