Progress report

  • ERFAN Async Dialogue with the expert
    The ERFAN project is getting closer to the end and the secretariat would like to optimize these last months and introduce the shared vision of the asynchronous dialogues on the ERFAN website platform, together with the trainers of the respective […]
  • ERFAN at the launch of the Regional Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory Network for Africa
    Dr Itumeleng Matle from OVRI in South Africa, attended as the representative of ERFAN at the launch of the Regional Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory Network for Africa. The event, hosted by the Agricultural Research Council of South Africa (ARC) and […]
  • ERFAN Regional Meeting – South Africa, Pretoria, 7-9 November
    The Regional Meeting for South Africa took place from 7 to 9 November in Pretoria at the Faculty of Veterinary Science. The meeting was attended by 40 participants from various veterinary institutions, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), ERFAN partners and international organisations. […]
  • ERFAN Regional Meeting – Southern Africa, Pretoria 7-9 November
    The ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the WOAH sub-Regional Representation for Southern Africa and the Faculty of Veterinary Science in Pretoria, organises the regional meeting that will take place from the 7 to 9 November. The Event will be held […]
  • ERFAN Regional Meeting – North Africa, Tunis 3-5 October
    The regional meeting for the North and Horn of Africa took place from 3 to 5 October in Tunis at the Golden Tulip and was attended by 45 participants from various veterinary institutions and international organizations. The meeting was attended […]
  • ERFAN Regional Meeting – Northern Africa, Tunis 3-5 October
    The ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the WOAH subRegional Representation for North Africa and Italian Embassy to Tunisia, organises the regional meeting in Tunis that will take place from the 3 to 5 October. The Event will be held at […]
  • CBPP Online Fora
    ERFAN and the CBPP WOAH RL in Gaborone and Teramo, CIRAD and CVRI in Lusaka in collaboration with the World Organization for Animal Health present the CBPP Online Fora. The course consists of seven online sessions focused on: CBPP Aetiology, […]
  • Laboratory Training “Anthrax – A One Health Priority” in Ethiopia
    ERFAN Secretariat organized together with the National Reference Centre for Anthrax at Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale di Puglia e Basilicata the Laboratory training “Anthrax – A One Health priority”. The course was held at the Animal Health Institute in Sebeta, Ethiopia, […]
  • Onsite training course on “CBPP CFT ANTIGEN PRODUCTION” in Botswana
    The WOAH Reference Laboratory (RL) for Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP), in Gaborone, organised the onsite training on “CBPP Complement Fixation Test Antigen production”, in collaboration with the WOAH RL for CBPP in Teramo. The course, held from the 6 to […]
  • Residential training course in Turin
    The ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the WOAH Reference Laboratory for TSE at IZSPLV and the Istituto Superiore di Sanità , organised the training course on “Surveillance and diagnosis of animal prion diseases“. The training, started on 12 June, is spread […]
  • ERFAN Dialogue: Campylobacteriosis: a public health issue
    ERFAN Secretariat together with the IZSAM experts of the National Reference Laboratory for Campylobacter and WOAH Collaborating Centre for Animal Production Food Safety, presents the Dialogue “Campylobacteriosis: a public health issue”, scheduled on 24 and 31 May 2023 – English […]
  • ERFAN DIALOGUE: La recherche documentaire en médicine vétérinaire et santé publique
    The ERFAN Secretariat organises together with the IZSAM experts from the department of Communication and Library service, the ERFAN Dialogue on “Bibliographic Research” scheduled on 11 -18 May 2023 – French language, English translation available The purpose of a good […]
  • Rift Valley Fever: online fora
    ERFAN and European Union Reference Laboratory, in collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health, organise the online fora on “Rift Valley Fever”. The course consists of six online sessions focused on: Transmission, spread and virus biodiversity Vectors and potential […]
  • ERFAN at the 25th Conference of the WOAH Regional Commission for Africa
    A delegation from the IZS of Teramo, led by the Director general, Dr Nicola D’Alterio, attended the 25th Conference of the WOAH Regional Commission for Africa, held in Gaborone from 20 to 24 February 2023, at the Grand Palm conference […]
  • New Information Day on “Biosafety and Biocontainment in Laboratories”
    The ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the company “Ptbio”, organises the online Information Day (ID) on “Biosafety and Biocontainment in Laboratories”, to present the soft wall solutions offered by Biobubble Inc. During this online event, scheduled on 28 February 2023, the […]
  • New Information Day on “ERFAN website: Functions and Features”
    The ERFAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the IT team, organises the online Information Day (ID) on “ERFAN website: Functions and Features”, to provide practical information, guidance and instructions for easy access to contents. During this online event, scheduled on 14 […]
  • New ERFAN partner Institution
    The Secretariat is pleased to announce that Lesotho has joined the Network. The Central Veterinary Laboratory in Maseru becomes the 35th partner institution of ERFAN-Enhancing Research for Africa Network. The involvement of colleagues from Lesotho in ERFAN Working Groups will […]
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR 2023!
    ERFAN would like to wish you all a happy new year for you and your beloved families.
  • Strengthening scientific cooperation between Italy and libya under the ERFAN umbrella
    On 1 December, two professors from the University of Tripoli visited the Institute in Teramo to discuss ongoing and future scientific cooperation between the Libyan University and the IZS of Abruzzo and Molise, as part of the ERFAN network activities. […]
  • Webinar on “Light microscopy as a tool to Anthrax Surveillance”
    The WOAH Collaborating Centre on Training in Integrated Livestock and wildlife Health and Management, at the University of Pretoria, organised on 1 November, from 09.30 to 12.00, the Webinar on “Light microscopy as a tool to Anthrax Surveillance”. Light microscopy […]