A center of excellence with a public health mission, renovated to facilitate both onsite and video conferencing

Part of the Mérieux Foundation, Les Pensières Center for Global Health was designed to promote dialogue and knowledge-sharing. Our center welcomes over 5,000 professionals from the health sector every year, from a range of countries and disciplines. They attend leading-edge conferences and training sessions aimed at advancing healthcare worldwide.
Les Pensières looks out upon nature and the world beyond, offering a unique working environment that is conducive to both reflection and discussion. It is open to all health organizations, associations and institutions that share our values.

Our assets and commitments

A center of expertise in public health

A catalyst for discussion and ideas

A quest for excellence in our services

Welcome to Les Pensières

A center equipped with the latest high powered technology

Equipped with the most up to date technology and a high-performance video conferencing system which enables on-site, hybrid and digital conferences.


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Our services

Just 40 minutes from Geneva international airport, Les Pensières Center for Global Health provides a unique setting, premium facilities and customized services to ensure your events are a resounding success.

Conference rooms

The center features 8 meeting rooms, catering to all types of requirements and group sizes, ranging from 2 to 180 people. All rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.


The center has 59 rooms decorated in a warm and elegant “family home” style. Additional rooms can be offered in our partner hotels, close to the center.


Our chef and his team provide varied menus year-round, all prepared on site using seasonal products. They are adapted to your specifications and include sit-down meals, buffets, cocktails and barbecues.

Other services

Thanks to our team of dedicated professionals, we can provide assistance with your events, from the design to the rollout phase. Our expertise and network of partners can assist you with all your requirements.

Key events

9th Meeting of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control (GTFCC) Working Group on Oral Cholera Vaccine

Fondation Mérieux - GTFCC

Cours ICARe / ICARe Course

Mc Master University

2022 LOINC Conference


3rd AMR Course : a One Health challenge

Fondation Mérieux


- September 23, 2022

RT @reactgroup: ReAct's Bron Holloway learned a lot at the Adv. Course on Diagnostics by @LSHTM @MerieuxFdn. #ACDx2022 👉🏾 Half of the worl…

- September 21, 2022

«Les Pensières is the birthplace of the Social Innovation in Health Initiative @SIHIglobal. So glad to be back”… https://t.co/kM6iSJI1CM

- September 19, 2022

RT @MerieuxFdn: "We need to keep a #pasteurian approach: no borders between countries, no borders between human and animal health". Alain M…

- September 18, 2022

Delighted to host the 11th edition of the Advanced Course of #Diagnostics co-organized by @MerieuxFdn & @LSHTM, 18-… https://t.co/BfdPrWG4iV