May 2018

ADDRESSING AMR IN MADAGASCAR: THE EXPERIENCE ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY LABORATORY

By Saïda Rasoanandrasana, Head of microbiology, Befelatanana University Hospital Laboratory, Madagascar; Lalaina Rahajamanana, Head of bacteriology laboratory, Tsaralalàna Mother-Child University Hospital, Madagascar; Camille Boussioux, hospital Intern, Mérieux Foundation; Marion Dudez, Medical Biologist, former resident at the Mérieux Foundation in Madagascar; Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer, Mérieux Foundation, Mali and Niger Country Manager, acting Director General, Charles Mérieux Center