Institut Pasteur COVID-19 Update

Dec 10, 2020

In 2019, the Open Medical Institute and the Institut Pasteur joined forces to offer an annual course in Global Health.

This week‘s OMInar focused on COVID-19 developments worldwide. Six faculty members from five Institut Pasteur Satellites (Brazil, France, Korea, Morocco, Senegal) shared the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19:

  • Wilson Savino, PhD (Oswald Cruz Foundation, Brazil):
    Patient Care in Brazil: The Case of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
  • Seungtaek Kim, PhD (Institut Pasteur Korea):
    Development of Therapeutic Interventions against COVID-19
  • Salsabil Hamdi, PhD (Institut Pasteur Morocco):
    Diagnostic Tests Used to Detect SARS-CoV-2
  • Christiane Gerke, PhD (Institut Pasteur Paris):
    Vaccines: Overview and Institut Pasteur Approaches
  • Mamadou Aliou Barry, MD & Fabien Taieb, PhD (Institut Pasteur Dakar, Senegal):
    From Training in the Field, through Research and Case Investigation to Patient Care: The Case of Senegal

43 OMI and Institut Pasteur fellows from 29 different countries attended the webinar, which was the most international course ever administered by the OMI.

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Madagascar, Moldova, Morocco, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, South Korea, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan