16th International course on Dengue, Zika and other emergent arboviruses

02 Jul, 2019

The PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for the Study of Dengue and its Control of the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kourí”/MINSAP, the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and PAHO/WHO have announced the 16th International Course on Dengue, Zika and Other Emergent Arboviruses. It will be held in Havana, Cuba from 12 – 23 August 2019.

Participants will include medical doctors, virologists, immunologists, social scientists, epidemiologists and entomologists and the aim, during the two-week course, will be to provide the latest scientific information on the regional and global epidemiological situation of important arboviruses, in particular dengue, Zika and chikungunya.

A prestigious faculty of professors from across the globe will present sessions and hold discussions on interesting and important topics including: clinical management, vector control, scientific advances in pathogenesis, vaccines and antiviral development, new vector control tools, the influence of host genetics as well as the genetics of the vector and the viruses, emergency control, new international initiatives for arbovirus control and prevention.

The deadline for registration is 20 July. You can find complete information about the course and registration here.