Online FMD Investigation Training Course for West and Central Africa
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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 West and Central Africa to join the online Foot-and-Mouth Disease Investigation Training Course in English which will take place in January 2019. This is a unique opportunity to network with international colleagues and FMD experts, while studying 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 West and Central Africa. Please note the course is entirely in English. Participation in the course is free of charge.
To participate, please send an email to: email@example.com indicating:
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Country of residence
- Current employed position
- Short statement indicating why you are interested in the course
Please note that Chief Veterinary Officers from West and Central African 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 email 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.