FMD Investigation Training Course for West and Central Africa

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Are you a veterinarian from West or Central Africa and interested in learning how to investigate and control outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease?


Sign up now!


The online Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) Investigation Training Course involves twelve hours of interactive e-learning content studied over a four week period. The course will begin on 26th February 2019.

The course will be tutored by international FMD experts and provides a unique opportunity to discuss all aspects of foot-and-mouth disease outbreak investigation with colleagues from around the world.


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Who is the course for?

Veterinarians who are involved in diagnosing and investigating outbreaks of FMD. The course is suitable for veterinarians working at field or regional level, but will also be interesting for staff in central veterinary services.

 What does the course cover?

  • FMD aetiology and pathogenesis
  • Clinical diagnosis, lesion ageing
  • FMD epidemiology, outbreak investigation
  • Biosecurity
  • Vaccines and vaccination for FMD
  • Introduction to the Progressive Control Pathway
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How to apply?
To take part in this course you should be a veterinarian working in a country in West or Central Africa. You should be confident to study in English language.
Please complete the form below. If you experience any problems with the form please write to eufmd-training@fao.org. You should sign up by February 12th 2019.



Last modified: Thursday, 31 January 2019, 3:59 PM