Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT)


Virtual - Hosted by the FAO Virtual Learning Centre for Southern Africa 
Capacity development
The course is designed to build data management capacities and to promote the development of national-level, spatially-explicit information systems on tsetse and African animal trypanosomosis (AAT). It has been developed by the Programme Against African Trypanosomosis (PAAT), and it is hosted by the Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) at the FAO...
Geneva (Switzerland)  
Stakeholders support WHO’s target of elimination of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis as a public health problem by 2020, and eliminating disease transmission by 2030. Stakeholders will meet at WHO HQ in Geneva to review the progress in the elimination of gambiense HAT and discuss the challenges ahead with focus on...
Geneva (Switzerland) 
The Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) Elimination Technical Advisory Group (HAT-e-TAG) is a technical advisory group established by the WHO Neglected Tropical Diseases Department. The HAT-e-TAG acts as an advisory body on setting the criteria and procedures to assess HAT elimination. The group will meet for the fourth time in Geneva...
Abuja (Nigeria) 
The International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC) is a statutory Council of the African Union Commission with the Secretariat at African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal resources (AU-IBAR) in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in the early 60s as a vehicle to promote international cooperation in the...
Geneva, Switzerland 
Rhodesiense HAT (r-HAT) is a zoonotic disease in which wildlife and domestic animals are the main reservoirs and play a central role in maintaining transmission to humans by the bite of infected tsetse flies.  Stakeholders support WHO’s target of achieving and sustaining the elimination of rhodesiense human African trypanosomiasis as a...
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