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Visit of Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan, Vice-President of the Ivory Coast Republic

On June 19, 2018, Professor Jacques Marescaux welcomed Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan, Vice-President of the Ivory Coast Republic, accompanied by a delegation of 30 representatives, including Mr. Alain-Richard Donwahi, Water Affairs and Forestry Minister, Mr. Souleymane Diarassouba, Minister of Trade, Handicrafts and SME Promotion, Acting Minister of Industry and Mines, Dr. Edith Clarisse Kouassy, Health Deputy Director General of the [...]

June 22, 2018

2008-2018: 10th anniversary of IRCAD Taiwan – An exportation model of French excellence worldwide

On June 10, 2018, Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of IRCAD, and Mr. Min Ho Huang, President of Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital and Founder of IRCAD Taiwan, celebrated with splendor the tenth anniversary of IRCAD Taiwan, the first offshoot of the Strasbourg Institute overseas, in the presence of Mr. William Lai, Prime Minister of Taiwan, Mr. Benoît Guidée, Director [...]

June 18, 2018

Official recertification of the IRCAD and IHU by the American College of Surgeons

The Research Institute Against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD) has been awarded re-accreditation as a Comprehensive Education Institute for its training courses in minimally invasive surgery organized in Strasbourg, France. The Institute successfully met the Standards and Criteria of the American College of Surgeons’ Program for Accreditation of Education Institutes (AEI). It remains the first French academic training center in minimal access [...]

April 12, 2018

Professor Jacques Marescaux, awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Professor Jacques Marescaux was awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins at the Chilean Embassy in Paris, in the presence of Mrs Michèle Barzach, former French Minister of Health, and Mr Fernando Quintana, Honorary Consul of Chile in Strasbourg. This distinction was officially awarded by Mrs Marcia Covarrubias, Ambassador of [...]

March 7, 2018

IRCAD further showcased by the Taiwan Minister of Science and Technology

In partnership with IRCAD Taiwan, Mr. Liang-Gee Chen, Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr. Fong-Chin Su, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, organized a symposium on the “Future of Surgery” in Taipei, on February 5, 2018. On this very occasion, they highlighted the spectacular advances achieved by IRCAD in the field of surgical innovation. The IRCAD had invited Karl [...]

February 6, 2018

Visit of Gerard Collomb, French State Minister and Minister of Home Affairs

On Friday, December 1st, 2017, IRCAD had the privilege of welcoming Gérard Collomb, French State Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, during the “Conférence des métropoles”, which brought together representatives of France’s largest cities in the Charles Lindbergh Auditorium at IRCAD. Ninety-six presidents of French metropolises and of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) took an active part in [...]

December 6, 2017

Visit of Prof. Marescaux in Kigali (Rwanda)

On Friday, July 21, Prof. Marescaux had the pleasure to meet President Paul Kagame in the framework of his visit in Rwanda. During their talk, President Kagame expressed his will to open a IRCAD mirror Institute in Kigali for the development of minimally invasive surgery in Africa. This exciting project inspires all IRCAD teams to share IRCAD knowledge in the [...]

July 26, 2017

Full renovation of the IRCAD experimental Laboratory

The renovation works, which took place in August in our experimental laboratory entirely dedicated to surgical training, have now been completed. The IRCAD minimally invasive surgery training platform now shifts from 17 to 34 operating tables.

August 31, 2015