Online FMD Investigation Training Course for South Asian Countries
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The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, invites veterinarians based in South Asian Countries to join the second edition of the online Foot-and-Mouth Disease Investigation Training Course which will take place in June and July 2018. This is a unique opportunity to network with international colleagues and FMD experts, while study at a time and place that suits you.
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
- Vaccines and vaccination for FMD
- Introduction to the Progressive Control Pathway
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How to enrol
Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis to veterinarians from countries in South Asia who are capable of studying effectively in English. Participation in the course is free of charge.
To participate, please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating:
- E-mail address
- Country of residence
- Current employed position
- Short statement indicating why you are interested in the course
Please note that Chief Veterinary Officers from South Asian countries have also been invited to nominate participants. If you have already been invited by your Chief Veterinary Officer you do not need to also write to us to ask to participate. Those who are not successful in gaining a place on the current course will be placed on a waiting list for future courses.