Associated Partner, BSL3, Non EU


The Pasteur Institute in Dakar which has been created in 1923, is a private non profit Senegalese foundation, recognized to be of public utility, and authorized to contribute to public health, especially in Africa and particularly in Senegal, by implementing activities of research, teaching, training, medical expertise, epidemiology, biology and production of yellow feverl vaccine, in conditions fixed by statutes signed between the government of The Republic of Senegal and The Institut Pasteur, on September 29th, 2009.

The missions of the Pasteur Institut in Dakar are:


    Arboviruses and hemorrhagic fevers: ecology, entomology, epidemiology and molecular virology
  • Malaria: epidemiology, entomology, immunology and immuno-genetics
  • Bacterial ecology and antibiotic resistance

Public health

  • WHO Collaborating Centre for arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers
  • National Reference Centre for flu, poliovirus, measles, rabies and enterobacteria
  • WHO National Laboratory for flu, measles and poliomyelitis
  • International Vaccination center
  • Biomedical and pathology analyses, food safety and environmental health tests

Teaching & training

  • Internships and training for students, technicians, biologists and doctoral students
  • International courses (arbovirologie, rabies, biostatistic…)

Vaccine production

  • Yellow fever