EPLS is a private Senegalese institution dedicated to biomedical research, bringing together scientists, doctors, engineers, technicians and administrators from Senegal and France. In addition to its friendship, what unites it is a common energy to seek new tools to fight against the great plagues of infectious, parasitic and bacterial, which weigh on the populations of the valley of the Senegal River.
Dedicated to the implementation of new tools of fight, the actions of research represent the major activity of EPLS. They are mainly involved in the fight against schistosomiasis and malaria. This research involves a range of scientific disciplines to better encompass the different aspects and conditions of development of these parasitic diseases in the region.