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04 Apr 2022 to 15 Apr 2022

Rabies Surveillance and Control Training for West Africa

The 6th International Course on Surveillance and Control of Rabies will take place in Côte d’Ivoire from 4 to 15 April 2022.

This 11-day course is organized by the Pasteur Institute in Paris and the Pasteur Institute of Côte d’Ivoire, the National Institute of Public Hygiene in Côte d’Ivoire, the Directorate of Veterinary Services of Côte d’Ivoire, in collaboration with the University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako in Mali, the Central Veterinary Laboratory in Mali, the Swiss Centre for Scientific Research in Côte d’Ivoire and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the Pasteur Network, the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Lausanne, the Health Sciences eTraining Foundation (HSeT), the University of Glasgow, and in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC).

When: 4 to 15 April 2022

Where: Côte d’Ivoire

Who: Professionals involved in rabies control in West Africa

More information: available on the Institut Pasteur website

“This course will train professionals already involved in rabies control in West Africa, emphasizing the need for a multidisciplinary approach and concerted intersectoral cooperation. You will find attached the draft announcement of the course detailing the objectives of the training. 30 professionals mainly from West Africa will be selected to participate in the course, with applications from other African countries also being considered. The selection of candidates will be made by the scientific committee of the course in close association with the national authorities of human and animal health of Côte d’Ivoire and Mali.”

Find out more about rabies control:

ReadFocus On… Building of a Network of Rabies “Champions” by Perrine Parize, Institut Pasteur

Explore: the Community Response to rabies section

Listen: to the World Rabies Day podcast featuring OIE and WHO