The MURAZ Center is a national research institution for health. It has the status of a non-hospital public health institution. The activities of the Center are guided by an International Scientific Council. The ambition of the MURAZ Center is to become a regional center of excellence and innovation in research, training and expertise at the service of public health. Its mission is to contribute, mainly in Burkina Faso, to the prevention, diagnosis and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases by promoting and carrying out health research, training and expertise in medical biology, science human health and public health.
More than 36 research projects in the fields of clinical research, biomedical sciences and public health have been executed or are in progress in the 2013-2015 period. The results of his research projects have been promoted through oral / poster presentations at national and international conferences and through the production and publication of scientific articles in national and international scientific journals. A total of 138 scientific papers were published in national and international scientific journals and 172 oral or poster presentations were made at national and international conferences during the 2013-2015 period.