« Les dimensions sociales des épidémies », a Pasteur Network Course in Madagascar


The Institut Pasteur de Madagascar in collaboration with the Institut Pasteur de Tunis and the Institut Pasteur, in Paris, all three members of the Pasteur Network, are organizing a course entitled “Les dimensions sociales des épidémies”. During 5 days, from April 17th to 21th, 2023, at the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, the 25 participants will be able to strengthen their knowledge and capacities in Human and Social Sciences (HSS). HSS researchers of the Pasteur Network in Africa or involved in the Afroscreen project who speak French and are interested can apply until January 15th, 2023.

This course, carried out with the support of the Sonar Global and Afroscreen projects, is part of the capacity building process in Human and Social Sciences (HSS) at the level of the Pasteur Network and more broadly of African research and health institutes. 25 participants will be selected among the candidates who will have applied before January 15th, 2023 by filling the dedicated Google Form.

The courses will be given in person during 5 days by trainers from the Institute of Research in Health Sciences of Burkina Faso, the Social Sciences Pole of the Regional Center of Research and Training in Clinical Management of Fann in Dakar, Senegal, the Center of Research and Training in Infectiology of Guinea, the Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis, the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar.

Applicant Profiles:
Researchers in SHS anthropologists, sociologists, specialists in education sciences, human geography, historians and data scientists applied to health who speak French.

Researchers from Pasteur Network members in Africa or researchers involved in the Afroscreen project (IRD, ANRS|MIE networks).


  • Master’s degree or PhD in the scientific disciplines listed above
  • Relevant professional experience in conducting or contributing to HSS research in an epidemic context
  • Good knowledge of data collection (primary and secondary) and analysis methods specific to HSS

For more information:
Application area: https://forms.gle/sNcAVwcVycHrjLXM9
Article dedicated to the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (in French): https://www.pasteur.mg/offres/appel-a-candidature-cours-du-pasteur-network-les-dimensions-sociales-des-epidemies-du-17-au-21-avril-2023-lieu-institut-pasteur-de-madagascar/


« Les dimensions sociales des épidémies », a Pasteur Network Course in Madagascar

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