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On the track of molecular epidemiology of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteria across diverse settings, according to the different geographical location and climatic conditions; Switzerland and Sub-Saharan Africa

English title On the track of molecular epidemiology of Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteria across diverse settings, according to the different geographical location and climatic conditions; Switzerland and Sub-Saharan Africa
Applicant Poté Wembonyama John
Number 188357
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Institut F.-A. Forel Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Other disciplines of Environmental Sciences
Start/End 01.09.2019 - 31.12.2019
Approved amount 13'200.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Other disciplines of Environmental Sciences
Medical Microbiology

Keywords (9)

water contamination; pathogens; antibiotic resistance; epidemiology; metagenomics approach; climatic conditions; Sub-Saharan African Country; Building and strengthening of capacity; International long term collaboration

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Publications

Publication
Occurrence of organic micropollutants and human health risk assessment based on consumption of Amaranthus viridis, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ngweme Georgette N., Al Salah Dhafer Mohammed M., Laffite Amandine, Sivalingam Periyasamy, Grandjean Dominique, Konde Joel N., Mulaji Crispin K., Breider Florian, Poté John (2021), Occurrence of organic micropollutants and human health risk assessment based on consumption of Amaranthus viridis, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Science of The Total Environment, 754, 142175-142175.
Level Of Toxic Metals In Consumable Aquatic Plant Ledermanniella Schlechteri From Congo River And Potential Risk Assessment Through Plant Consumption
Poté John W (2020), Level Of Toxic Metals In Consumable Aquatic Plant Ledermanniella Schlechteri From Congo River And Potential Risk Assessment Through Plant Consumption, in Food Science and Nutrition, 6(4), 1-7.
Heavy metal concentration in irrigation water, soil and dietary risk assessment of Amaranthus viridis grown in peri-urban areas in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ngweme Georgette N., Atibu Emmanuel K., Al Salah Dhafer Mohammed M., Muanamoki Paola M., Kiyombo Guillaume M., Mulaji Crispin K., Otamonga Jean-Paul, Poté John W. (2020), Heavy metal concentration in irrigation water, soil and dietary risk assessment of Amaranthus viridis grown in peri-urban areas in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Watershed Ecology and the Environment, 2, 16-24.
Toxic metal concentration and ecotoxicity test of sediments from dense populated areas of Congo River, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mata Henry K., Al Salah Dhafer Mohammed M., Ngweme Georgette N., Konde Joel N., Mulaji Crispin K., Kiyombo Guillaume M., Poté John W. (2020), Toxic metal concentration and ecotoxicity test of sediments from dense populated areas of Congo River, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, 2, 83-90.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
University of Kinshasa, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medecine Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel
Prof. Stephan Harbarth, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Prof. Vera Slaveykova Forel department, UNIGE Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
Dr. Serge Stoll Forel department Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
National Pedagogical University of Congo, Faculty of Science Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Célébration des 10 ans de l'Institut des sciences de l'environnement Talk given at a conference Dissémination des bactéries et gènes de résistance aux antibiotiques en milieux aquatiques: Point de la situation dans le Canton de Genève et en RD Congo 27.09.2019 Geneva, Switzerland Poté Wembonyama John;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
3ème Congrès sur l’Antibiorésistance en Republique Democratique du Congo Workshop 18.11.2019 Kinshasa, Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) Poté Wembonyama John;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Talks/events/exhibitions La résistance aux antibiotiques augmente : L’Afrique Centrale s’engage. International 2019
Talks/events/exhibitions Séance annuelle du Groupe de travail Antibiorésistance DGS, HUG Genève Western Switzerland 2019

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
203453 Disseminating scientific-based knowledge, to foster cultural and behavior changes for combatting environmental and human health impacts associated to antimicrobial resistance during and after covid-19 epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: case of Congo DR 01.07.2021 Agora

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