Information about the partner
Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP) is the biggest teaching hospital in Europe, federating 39 different hospitals and groups of hospitals (22,474 beds) mainly located in Paris and its suburban area. As a public health institution, AP-HP pursues 3 main missions: healthcare delivery, medical and paramedical teaching and biomedical and clinical research. AP-HP’ teams develop high quality research activities, including European and International Research projects. In particular, AP-HP is involved and/or co-ordinates more than 80 European research projects supported by the Research and Technological Development ResearchProgramme from the European Union. AP-HP is also the first biomedical research center in Europe with > 500 clinical trials per year and > 8,000 publications per year (25% of all medical research publications in France). It represents the leading sponsor of clinical trials in France and Europe. The Clinical Research and Innovation Delegation (DRCI) is responsible for managing and monitoring all research and the resources needed to achieve them, in line with good clinical practice and patient safety.
The “Infectious and Tropical Diseases” department is a dedicated hospital ward for community- acquired infections as well as patients with an extremely resistant bacterial infection, with an expertise in the management of emerging infectious diseases (our department is one of the two Reference Centers for emerging diseases in Paris).