Tomorrow: Merck Middle East and Africa Research Network: Developing innovative solutions for the world’s toughest diagnostic challenges: perspectives from the Emerging markets

Hi All

This event might be of interest!

It includes Prof. Hassan Sefrioui (MS; Ph.D.): Director of Biotechnology & Member of the Executive Board at Moroccan foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation and Research (MAScIR) who have been producing RT-qPCR kits speaking on “Manufacturing Medical Diagnostic tests in Africa : The Moroccan Experience”.


Date: 15 December 2020
Time: 10:00 – 14:00 CAT
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With the Covid-19 pandemic placing global health systems under extreme pressure, there is a growing need for novel, accurate diagnostic assays across the world. Reliable diagnostic methods have always been critical for health prosperity, with a focus on novel diagnostics growing long before the emergence of SARS-CoV-2. Our 3rd MARN event will highlight the incredible work being done in the diagnostic space in Africa and the Middle East.

Our speakers are experts in the development of novel diagnostic solutions and Merck is privileged to offer you the opportunity to hear their perspectives, learn from their challenges and get inspired by their successes.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Successful business models for developing diagnostics
  • Innovations in the diagnostic space
  • Lessons learned from combating SARS-CoV-2, Ebola and other prevalent Pathogens on the continent
  • The Merck Global Health Initiative
  • Developing home grown solutions to global problems