NIMR Director General Prof. Said Aboud met on 19th February 2024 with collaborators from Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland, University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN), DR Congo and Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Burkina Faso to discuss on a research project focusing on wastewater and environmental surveillance for public health.
Gathering at the NIMR headquarters, management, study investigators and collaborators discussed innovative strategies to safeguard public health by strengthening environmental surveillance of disease pathogens and AMR. The 3-year project started on 1st July 2023, and is expected to end on 30th June 2026