CERMES is a public scientific and technical establishment in Niger and it has three missions: Research, Public Health and Training.

CERMES has a Board of Directors and a Scientific Council and, from an executive point of view, a Chairman of the Board of Directors and a Chief Executive Officer. Under the control of the Scientific Department, research is carried out through its 3 research units:

  • Bacteriology and Virology Unit (UBV).
  • Unit of Malariology and Medical Entomology (UEM).
  • Health, Environment and Climate Epidemiology Unit (UESEC).

Public health activities are carried out through its 4 National Reference Laboratories (NRL):

  • NRL for resistance to antimalarial drugs.
  • NRL for Meningitis, associated to the laboratory of strip production.
  • LNR for Cholera.
  • LNR for Influenza.

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