April 18, 2019

The International Course on Dengue, Zika and Other Emergent Arboviruses organized by the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and its Control of the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kourí”/MINSAP, the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and PAHO/WHO, will take place in Havana, Cuba on August 12 – 23, 2019.

Participants will include medical doctors, virologists, immunologists, social scientists, epidemiologists and entomologists and the aim, during the two-week course, will be to provide the latest scientific information on the regional and global epidemiological situation of important arboviruses, in particular dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

A prestigious faculty of professors from across the globe will present sessions and hold discussions on interesting and important topics including: clinical management, vector control, scientific advances in pathogenesis, vaccines and antiviral development, new vector control tools, the influence of host genetics as well as the genetics of the vector and the viruses, emergency control, new international initiatives for arbovirus control and prevention.

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