About CICM

All our efforts converge towards one fundamental priority: improving patient health.

CICM’s research work and training programs are designed to fight infectious diseases of major importance in terms of public health and certain neglected tropical diseases. CICM is particularly attentive to the development of diagnostic tools, technology transfers and building the skills of young researchers.

Who are we

CICM Madagascar (Charles Mérieux infectiology centre) is a research and training centre, created in 2010 on Antananarivo university campus.

Mission

Our centre’s many projects focus on 3 priorities:

  • Assisting research in infectious diseases and certain neglected diseases
  • Training for healthcare professionals and students of medicine and science
  • Providing technical and logistics support for the medical biology laboratories of public hospitals

Who are we
Covid-19 technical activity in the P2 + laboratory of the CICM

Equipe

Founded on the talents of our scientists, technicians, managers and support staff, our team currently counts 25 employees.

The director of the centre is appointed by joint decision by Antananarivo university and the Mérieux Foundation. CICM is governed by the Strategic Orientation Board, made up of representatives from Antananarivo university, Madagascar’s ministry of public health and the Mérieux Foundation. CICM Madagascar is self-managed, independently of its supervisory authorities.

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History

CICM is a public, non-profit structure governed by a partnership agreement between Antananarivo university, Madagascar’s ministry of public health and the Mérieux Foundation.