Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Animal Health Network and International Animal Health Seminar (SISA)

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Wed, 09/24/2003 - 14:00 - Sat, 09/27/2003 - 14:00
La Havana, Cuba

The Caribbean Animal Health Network held its annual meeting during the International Seminar on Animal Health at CENSA (Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria) in Havana, Cuba. The objective of this meeting was to allow the main actors of the network to discuss the most important concerns in terms of animal health in the region, that is classical swine fever, tick and tick-borne diseases and West Nile fever. This was also the occasion to review the latest knowledge on these diseases, to promote communication between the veterinary services and to associate external expertise in order to make recommendations for future actions within the network.


General documents

- List of participants

- Programme


Presentations on Epidemiosurveillance

- Molecular epidemiology surveillance of classical swine fever in Cuba

- Sustainability of epidemiosurveillance systems in the Caribbean


Presentations on Classical swine fever (CSF)

- Results of the CSF control project in Haiti

- CSF diagnostic in Haiti

- CSF surveillance in Haiti

- Vaccination against CSF in the Dominican Republic

- CSF diagnostic in the Dominican Republic

- CSF control in the Dominican Republic

- CSF in Cuba

- CSF diagnostic in Cuba

- Proposal for an inter-laboratory assay for CSF diagnostic


Presentations on Ticks and tick-borne diseases

- Current situation of the Caribbean Amblyomma Programme

- Programme for the eradication of tick-borne diseases in the French Antilles

- Integrated control of tick and new development of tick vaccines

- TickINFO database


Presentations on West Nile fever

- First serological evidence of West Nile infection in birds and horses in Guadeloupe

- Surveillance system for West Nile fever in Cuba


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