Programme de lutte contre la trypanosomose africaine (PLTA)

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The FAO-China SSC Programme, in partnership with FAO and its Programme Against African Trypanosomosis have been working together for many year to support countries affected by high-impact TADs through the Programme’s Global Capacity Development project.
Background African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) is a major livestock disease in Kenya. Despite the fact that, over the years, various organizations have collected a vast amount of field data on tsetse and AAT in different parts of the country, recent national-level maps are lacking. To address this gap, a national atlas...
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), a lethal disease transmitted by tsetse flies, wreaked havoc in Africa at different times in the 20th century. Over the past twenty years, huge efforts made by a broad coalition of stakeholders curbed the last epidemic and brought the disease to the brink of elimination. In...
Tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis remains a major animal health problem in Nigeria, in a context where changes in land cover, climate and control interventions are modifying its epidemiological patterns. Evidence-based decision making for the progressive control of the disease requires spatially-explicit information on its occurrence and prevalence, as well as on the...
Information on the occurrence of tsetse flies and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) is available for different areas of Mali. However, these data have never been harmonized and centralized, which prevents the development of comprehensive epidemiological maps and constraints an evidence-based planning of control actions. To address this challenge, we created...
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