Our agency supports research into HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis and emerging infectious diseases through funding, evaluation, research coordination and scientific facilitation.

Last updated on 25 April 2024

Diseases and pathogens


Arboviruses (arthropod-borne viruses) are transmitted to humans and/or other vertebrates by certain types of blood-feeding arthropods (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies and midges). They transmit the pathogen during their blood meal, after having bitten an infected person or animal. Dengue, Zika and…


Mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, has been circulating for decades in West and Central Africa.


Having appeared in Wuhan, central China, in December 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spread throughout the world very quickly.

Viral haemorrhagic fevers

Viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) encompass various diseases (Ebola, Lassa fever, Marburg fever, etc.)

Viral hepatitis

Viral hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by any of the viruses A, B, C, D and E

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

The majority of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are caused by bacteria or parasites.


Tuberculosis is one of the deadliest infectious diseases. Every day, around 28 000 people contract it and over 4 100 people die from it, according to the WHO.


The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, affects around 38 million people worldwide, according to the WHO.

Research projects

Here are a few examples of the research projects we fund. More information about our clinical research projects involving the storage of samples hosted in our biobank can be found in Data and samples.

new research projects funded and/or sponsored by our agency in 2022

*This section does not include an exhaustive list of the research projects supported by ANRS MIE.

Scientific animation groups

The agency brings people together within a variety of groups, such as coordinated actions (CA), workgroups and sub-groups, networks, and task forces.

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Scientific commitments

ANRS Emerging Infectious Diseases is committed to structuring its activities for the benefit of research and the scientific community.

Open science

Open science refers to the unhindered dissemination of results, methods and products from scientific research.