Programme de lutte contre la trypanosomose africaine (PLTA)

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Virtual 
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Parasites and parasitic diseases negatively affect the health and welfare of domestic animals, and they pose a heavy burden on communities that rely on livestock for their livelihood. The management and control of parasites often hinges on the use of chemicals and drugs, such as the acaricides used against ticks...
Virtual 
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Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, is a vector-borne disease transmitted by tsetse flies. The gambiense form of HAT is found in western and central Africa, and it is mainly anthroponotic (i.e. transmitted from human to human via the tsetse vector); the rhodesiense form is found in...
Geneva (Switzerland) 
Meetings
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...
Geneva, Switzerland 
Meetings
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...
Paris, France 
Meetings
Following the request from Member Countries during the 83rd General Session of the World Assembly of the Delegates of the OIE (May 2015), the OIE Director General convened the first meeting of the ad hoc Group to develop a Terrestrial Animal Health Code chapter on African animal trypanosomoses. This first...
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