This 10-day residential course is organized by the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia with the support of the Institut Pasteur in Paris, the Biochemistry department of University of Lausanne, The Health Sciences eTraining Foundation (HSeT), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the PREDEMICS consortium (a FP7 funded program).
The purpose of this course is to provide a practical training on rabies with a special focus on Asia for students and professionals of animal and human public health sectors. The course will emphasize the need of multidisciplinary approach and intersectoral cooperation. Several major objectives addressing critical issues of the present rabies situation in developing countries and in particular in Asia will be targeted during this training session:
• To increase awareness and communication about rabies in Asia.
• To discuss problems and opportunities for rabies control in Asia and elaborate on strategic and practical solutions.
• To improve knowledge and practice on rabies epidemiological data in particular rabies incidence.
• To discuss the present situation of rabies prophylaxis in humans and propose practical solutions to increase access to post-
‐Learning and already existing documents from WHO and other international organizations and networks.
• To increase knowledge on dog rabies vaccination and other approaches for dog population management.
This course will take advantage of the new possibilities offered by e-
‐training assessment tool will be provided to select applicants and prepare trainees to participate actively in discussions and practical activities during the workshop.
A pre-training session, applicants will require approximately 70 hours of personnel work during two months.
To complete this pre-page. The on site course (10 days) will focus on practical sessions, as bench work, demonstrations and hands-‐on sessions, which will complement the theoretical part (pre-‐training session and lectures). The course will be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The successful trainees will benefit from 8 ECTS (European Credits Transfer System) of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
The trainees will have access to these functionalities through a dedicated web-
Who should apply: physicians, veterinarians, and specialists in infectious diseases, virology
and/or epidemiology with at least a bachelor degree and preferentially a master degree. Public health officers involved in the control of zoonotic diseases are strongly welcomed.
Applications from Asia and developing countries are encouraged. There are no registration fees and local expenses (accommodation, food) will be covered by the
course. The organizing committee will be able to provide several travel grants on request.
For more information about the workshop and registration please visit:
http://predemics.biomedtrain.eu (left menu ”Courses & Workshops” under “Phnom Penh Rabies Workshop 2015”). The application form is available online.
3) Advances in the generation of genetically modified animals models, Institut Pasteur in Montevideo, Uruguay, September 7th to 18th, 2015
We invite you to apply to the International Course & to the International Mini Symposium: TRANSGENIC TECHNOLOGIES: THE LATEST TRENDS, September 11th and 12th, 2015, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay.
The aim is to offer a training course of excellence for researchers and technicians working in animal transgenic field. The topics will be focused on both the basic knowledge and the latest advances in transgenic technologies. The COURSE consists of a 1st week of lectures sessions and a 2nd week of practical sessions, only limited to 20 students selected by their qualifications. In addition, a MINI SYMPOSIUM is organized during 2 days in order to extend the presence of the professors to other researchers, technicians and postgraduate students.
Deadline for COURSE applications is June 28th
Deadline for SYMPOSIUM registrations is July 19th
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