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The 2006 pioneering clinical trials Artemisia annua vs ACT in Cameroon

April 17, 2018 - 08:02 -- Pierre Lutgen

                       Etude comparative de l’efficacité in vivo de l’artesunate avec l’amodiaquine et la tisane Artemisia annacultivée à Bangangté à l’Ouest du Cameroun

Chougouo Kengne R.D*., Kouamouo J*., Moyou Somo R**., Penge On’Okoko A***. *Université des Montagnes, Bangangté, Cameroun ; ** IMPM /CRM et FMSB Cameroun; *** Université de Kinshasa RDC. 

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MIM2018: Become a member of the MIM society!

April 15, 2018 - 13:32 -- MIM 2018

Dear MIM Conference Attendees,

As your travel this weekend to Dakar, Senegal remember to come prepared to be a member of the MIM Society.  It is promising to be a wonderful opportunity for young and old seasoned and burgeoning researchers to take advantage of the benefits of membership.

Ecotoxic impacts of Ivermectin

April 13, 2018 - 14:09 -- Pierre Lutgen

This anthelminthic is extensively used as veterinary medicine to control gastro-intestinal helminthes, liver flukes and lungworms. It enters into the environment primarily through its excretion, 98% in faeces

        Halley BA, Nessel RJ, Lu AYH, Chemosphere. 1989. 18, 1543-1563.

Ivermectin may be stored for long periods in soil.

        Mougin C, Kollmann, A Galtier P. Envir Chem Lett 2003, 1, 131,-134.

The potential of anthelminthics to affect dung decomposition is well known, affecting dung beetles, dung flies and epigeic eathworms.

MIM2018: MIM Shuttle Schedule

April 13, 2018 - 10:04 -- MIM 2018

Dear MIM participants,

For those who have sent their itineraries as requested, hostesses holding a MIM sign will meet you at the airport, assist you as needed and guide you towards the shuttle buses provided for the transfer from the airport to the hotel where you will stay.

We kindly request to those who have not yet sent their travel itinerary to do so as soon as possible.

Please find below the shuttle timetable:

MIM2018: Participant's itinerary

March 22, 2018 - 06:08 -- MIM 2018

We are a few days away from the 2018  MIM conference.

In order to facilitate your stay in Senegal and make your participation in the MIM a successful one, we kindly request you to send us your flight details as well as the name of the hotel you will be staying in.

Please make sure to always copy the following two email addresses in your reply to info@mim2018.com:

laissand@ecko.sn AND soule@ecko.sn

Upon arrival at the Blaise Diagne International Airport, transportation to your hotel will be available.

Throughout the conference, shuttle buses will be ready to take you from your hotel to the conference and vice versa.

Best regards,

MIM Organizing team

How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

March 13, 2018 - 17:25 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

8 March 2018, Carl Zimmer (New York Times)

The genetic mutation arose 7,300 years ago in just one person in West Africa, scientists reported on Thursday. Its advantage: a shield against rampant malaria.

Thousands of years ago, a special child was born in the Sahara. At the time, this was not a desert; it was a green belt of savannas, woodlands, lakes and rivers. Bands of hunter-gatherers thrived there, catching fish and spearing hippos.

MIM2018: Shuttle bus service available

March 9, 2018 - 15:22 -- MIM 2018

Dear all, The next MIM conference will be held from 15 - 20 April 2018 at the International Conference Centre Abdou Diouf (CICAD) in Diamniadio, Senegal.

The conference center is located about thirty kilometers away from downtown Dakar.

The MIM Organizing Committee would like to inform you that a shuttle bus service will be made available to all participants for transportation from partner hotels to the conference center.

We look forward to seeing you all in April in Senegal.

Best regards, MIM Organizing Committee

Please click here to see our partner hotels

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