February 16, 2017

ZikaPLAN announces the 15th edition of the Dengue International Course to be held from August 7 to 18, 2017 in Havana (Cuba).

The course will cover the regional and global dengue, Zika, Chikungunya and yellow fever epidemiological situation and is organized in partnership with:

  • 'Pedro Kourí' Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK)
  • Cuban Society of Microbiology & Parasitology (SCMP)
  • Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba (MINSAP)
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)-World Health Organization (WHO).

Theoretical sessions will be covered during the first week (August 7 to 11) with general lectures, round tables and symposia.

Practical sessions will cover the topics of epidemiology and community participation, clinic and pathology, vector control and entomology, viral diagnosis and immunology during the second week (August 14 to 18).

Participants will have the opportunity to show their results in a poster session during the first week. Poster characteristics: 94cm wide X 140cm high (vertical position).

Deadline for abstract submission: July 1st, 2017.

For further information, contact:

Prof. María G. Guzmán
Tel: (+537) 255-3556
E-mail: lupe@ipk.sld.cu

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