Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition

Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council Under ECOSOC Resolution 2003/212 Dated 5th of March 2003.
Designated by the United Nations Economic & Social Council Under Rule 79 of the Council’s Rules and Procedures.

IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM FOR A BETTER WORLD AND THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015 - 2030

Dr. Jean Louis Vidalo, M.D., IIMSAM’s International Expert on Spirulina is a specialist in experimental medicine and sport medicine. Dr. Vidalo is the Chairman of the Medical Institute Hippocampe, located in Geneva, Switzerland. He has worked for over fifteen years on various varieties of Spirulina, their development and production.

To realize his ambition of a world free of hunger and malnutrition, Dr. Vidalo’s research on the micro-algae always included R&D on nutritional aspects for human beings along with pharmaceuticals aspects and bio-energy considerations; and also its industrial processing.

Dr. JL Vidalo was the personal consultant to President H.E. Ange Patasse of the Central African Republic and in-charge of the Research & Development Project of Spirulina Farm from 1993 to 2003. He is an integral part of the European programme for photo-bio reactors SINTHE, sponsored by the chemical and pharmaceutical Group Solvay in the Acores Islands.

Dr. Vidalo is the legal developer and owner of a patent on Production of Spirulina with High Active Elements Contents known as ‘Spiruline HTPA’. He is also in-charge of High scale development programs on Spirulina in Tunisia and also in-charge of humanitarian projects on Spirulina in Senegal and Ivory Coast. Dr. Vidalo is the author of a comprehensive book on Spirulina; “Spirulina, Health and well being algae” which has been published by Le Dauphin- Paris.

Photo of Dr. Jean Louis Vidalo, M.D.

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