Centre Muraz

Class of 2017

8 staff members, 11 participants

What are the academic backgrounds of the participants in your classroom?
Microbiology, Pharmacy, Computer science, Biostatistics, Entomology,

What are the main research interests of your institution?

– Applied and Fundamental Biology: Drug resistance, Development of new drugs based on medicinal plants, transgenic mosquito studies, infectious diseases diagnosis tests, genomic of infectious pathogens.

– Clinical research: clinical trials of vaccines and drugs

– Publish health: health systems and policies, nutrition and environment health, social sciences, mother and child health.

Tell us something interesting about your institution?

Centre MURAZ is a research institution created in 1939. This centre is the first to produce consistent results allowing the WHO to:

-Recommend the long lasting insecticide treated bednets in the control of malaria
-Recommend the antiretroviral tritherapy in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV
-Control the endemic parasitic disease such as trypanosomiais, onchocerciasis and Guinea worms.
Tell us something interesting about your city or country?

Burkina Faso is located in the middle of West Africa. Bobo-Dioulasso is the second city of Burkina Faso. It is a famous city in the cultural, touristic and science domains.