Programme de lutte contre la trypanosomose africaine (PLTA)

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has launched a new online course on developing national atlases of tsetse fly and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) to promote the control of high impact Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs). Trypanosomosis is a blood-borne parasitic disease of cattle spread through the bite...
Background In the 1980s and 1990s, great strides were taken towards the elimination of tsetse and animal African trypanosomiasis (AAT) in Zimbabwe. However, advances in recent years have been limited. Previously freed areas have been at risk of reinvasion, and the disease in tsetse-infested areas remains a constraint to food security....
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. [read more]
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...
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