Institut français du Cambodge
Conference | Enterovirus: Past, Present & Future
Photo : ©Joseph Esposito Enteroviruses affect millions of people worldwide each year. There are over 100 enteroviruses that can cause disease in humans. Thanks to the vaccine, this virus is being eradicated. Currently, Enterovirus 71 is one of the main causes the hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome, which caused... Read more
Conference | The New Ways to Fight Against Mosquitoes
Photo : ©All rights reserved In addition to the nuisance proposed by mosquitoes, they are also mainly responsible for the transmission of many pathogens leading to various diseases such as malaria or dengue fever. Current means of control, including the use of insecticides, show their limits.... Read more
Conference | The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Photo : ©Institut Pasteur Olivier Schwartz et BioImagerie Ultrastructurale / Colors by Jean-Marc Panaud Every day, your immune system is busy protecting you from thousands of germs. In Cambodia, it probably is fighting against the flu, dengue fever, tuberculosis… It does its job so efficiently that... Read more
Conference | Parasites: useful or useless?
Photo : ©RMCA, 2017 Some diseases are born from micro-organisms like bacterium, viruses as well as parasites. Among those infectious agents, parasites are in constant interaction with their host. If the host starts defending itself against the parasite, the parasite has to avoid killing its host.... Read more
Conference | Eradicating Malaria: Why is Cambodia the Center of the World?
Photo : ©Institut Pasteur For over 20 years, the number of people dying of malaria has decreased thanks to effective treatments. However, progress is at risk of being swept away by the surfacing of insects resistant to treatment in Cambodia. The eradication of malaria in the... Read more
Conference | Rabies in Cambodia
In Cambodia, hundreds of people die of rabies every year when simple measures could save their lives. 130 years after the discovery of the anti-rabies vaccine by Pasteur, this conference will follow the journey of a child bitten by a dog and what humanity can do... Read more