The next week the online vocational training course “Contagious Bovine Pleuro-Pneumonia Overview of the disease” starts.On 15February, the first live online session is scheduled. Three other meetings are planned: 22 February, 1 and 8of March.
The TC aims to share technical-scientific updates on different aspects of the disease: Clinical symptoms; Pathological lesions; Laboratory diagnostic methods such as, Microbiological isolation and typing of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp mycoides (Mmm), Molecular detection and typing of Mmmincluding genomic data interpretation (Bioinformatics) and control of the disease.
Participants are from National Veterinary Laboratories and Veterinary schools of Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The TC will involve three OIE Reference Laboratories: CBPP OIE Reference Laboratory in Gaborone, CBPP OIE Reference Laboratory in Teramo and OIE Reference laboratory for Contagious Agalactiae.
Colleagues from two countries involved in the OIE Twinning projects with the CBPP OIE RL in Teramo (Zambia and Ethiopia) attended the meeting.
The course will be provided in English via Zoom platform.
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