Objective: provide indispensable knowledge for the detection of M. ulcerans in biological samples. The theoretical and practical sessions will permit the participants amongst several other things to:
1. Improve the quality of laboratory confirmation cases carried out in their respective countries,
2. Reach the WHO TAG recommendation to confirm at least 50% of their BU cases.
Dates: 28 November- 03 December 2011
Location: Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé
-Course Coordinator: Sara EYANGOH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
-Teacher Faculty: Laurent MARSOLLIER (email@example.com); Caroline LAVANDER (Caroline.Lavender@mh.org.au); Miriam EDDYANI(firstname.lastname@example.org); Cristina GUTIERREZ(cristina.gutierrez@
Target: scientists and Technicians of laboratories involved in laboratory confirmation of Buruli ulcer
Support: Institut Pasteur International Network, Fondation Sanofi-espoir, WHO, Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Ministry of Public Health Cameroon
Deadline application September 16 Application: there are no registration fees.
Candidates are invited to download course application at http://www.pasteur-
Candidates will receive definite answer by the 26th of September 2011.
The maximum number of participant is 15.
Candidates selected will benefit from a financial assistance for transportation, accommodation and feeding. No daily subsidence allowance will be given.