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  Regional Integration in the SPS fields in Africa: harmonisation of frameworks" (Intensive Training for Officials of the AUC, RECs and Specialised bodies). Better Training for Safer Food (BTSF) Africa. AETS & DG-SANCO. Cape Town  

2017

Presenter / oral communicationOctober 27 , 2017. OIE PVS Pathway internal training for OIE Headquarters staff members. World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

October 5, 2017. Masterclass on Livestock Advocacy and Communication for Development. Delivered by Michael Hoevel of Marchmont Communications on behalf of ILRI Kabete, Nairobi, Kenya.

Presenter / oral communicationOctober 3 - 4, 2017. WHO internal training course for WHO AFRO staff members on the development of National Action Plans for Health Security (NAPHS). World Health Organization (WHO) Nairobi, Kenya.

Presenter / oral communicationJuly 18 - 20, 2017. Regional training workshop on the OIE procedures for the endorsement of national official control programmes with regard to foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and peste des petits ruminants (PPR). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Kigali, Rwanda

Presenter / oral communicationApril 4 - 6, 2017. OIE PVS Pathway international "think tank" forum "Reflections & Directions at the 10 Year Mark". World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2016

September 20 - 21, 2016 : Online training by WHO on “communication essentials”. WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

July 19 - September 18, 2016. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Informing and communicating on social media. Delivered by Rue89 Paris, France.

2014

Presenter / oral communicationApril 14 - 18, 2014. International advanced refresher course with regard to evaluation and gap-analysis of veterinary services in OIE member countries according to the performance of veterinary services methodology (PVS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2013

October 28 - 30, 2013. Training (of trainers) seminar with regard to the second version of the World Animal health Information System (WAHIS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2011

June 14 - 17th, 2011. International advanced training seminar with regard to gap-analysis of veterinary services in OIE member countries according to the performance of veterinary services methodology (PVS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2010

Presenter / oral communicationOctober 12 - 14th, 2010 : "Regional Integration in the SPS fields in Africa : harmonisation of frameworks" (Intensive Training for Officials of the AUC, RECs and Specialised bodies). Better Training for Safer Food (BTSF) Africa. AETS Consortium. European Commission (DG-SANCO) funding. Upper East Side Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.

Presenter / oral communicationAugust 31 - September 3rd, 2010 : "Joint training course on WAHIS and WAHID implementation for OIE focal points on aquatic animal diseases (basic) and on animal disease notification (advanced) . World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in collaboration with RAHC-SA, Gaborone, Botswana .

2009

Presenter / oral communicationApril 21 - 24th, 2009 : "Joint training course on WAHIS and WAHID implementation for OIE focal points on aquatic animal diseases (basic) and on animal disease notification (advanced) . World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in collaboration with CTTBD, Lilongwe, Malawi .

Presenter / oral communicationApril 15 - 17th, 2009. International training seminar with regard to gap-analysis of veterinary services in OIE member countries according to the performance of veterinary services methodology (PVS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2007

November 20 - 22nd, 2007. International follow-up workshop of OIE certified assessors for the evaluation of veterinary services in OIE member countries according to the performance, vision and strategy methodology (PVS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in collaboration with the Ecole Nationale des Services Vétérinaires (ENSV), Lyon, France.

February 5 - 9th,  2007. International training seminar with regard to the evaluation of veterinary services in OIE member countries according to the performance, vision and strategy methodology (PVS). World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Paris, France.

2006

January - August 2006. Certificate in Animal Epidemiology (CEA). Distance Learning Programme (AAD) of the Association for the study of the epidemiology of animal disease  (Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, AEEMA), Alfort National Veterinary School (Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, ENVA), Maisons-Alfort, France.
 

2005

April, 10 - 14th, 2005. Training workshop on 'Conflict management in natural resources management and national parks projects'. GTZ, Nouakchott, Mauritania.

2003

October 28 - 31st, 2003 : Workshop on PID (PACE Integrated Database) and Oracle installation, implementation and troubleshooting. 
PACE Database Management Unit in collaboration with the PACE Regional Coordination Unit, Bamako, Mali.

1998

December 14 – 18th, 1998 : Sub-regional workshop on the use of GIS in defining priority areas for agropastoral development.
Projet Régional de Lutte contre la trypanosomose animale (GCP/RAF/347-BEL in Burkina Faso) in collaboration with the FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF) and the Centre International de Recherche et de Développement de l’Elevage en zone Subhumide [CIRDES], Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.

1997

November 17 - 21st, 1997 : 9th FAO Liaison Officers Meeting on Trypanosomiasis in West and Central Africa.
Hosted by the FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF).
Hotel Cisneros, Sogakope, Ghana.

1996

November 20 - 27th, 1996 : Regional workshop with regard to the project proposal for a Regional Programme for Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Control in West Africa.
Hosted by the Centre International de Recherche et de Développement de l’Elevage en zone Subhumide [CIRDES].
Hotel-Ecole Le Bénin, Lomé, Togo.

November 9 – 17th, 1996 : Study-visit involving the use of livebait-technology and pour on insecticides in vector control operations.
Vector Control Unit (ULV) Centre International de Recherche et de Développement de l’Elevage en zone Subhumide [ CIRDES ], Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.

July 1996. Drafting of technical reference templates for small animal production projects. In collaboration with the Association of private rural veterinarians in Togo.
Micro-Project Programme 7th EDF (European Development Fund),
European Commission, Lomé, Togo.

1994

January - May 1994 : In-service training course on financial and economic project analysis (Ministry of agriculture).
Ministry of agriculture, Paramaribo, Suriname.

1991

November - December 1991 : Training course on development cooperation strategies (by ABOS/BADC),
Dworp (Brussels), Belgium.

October & November 1991 : Training in Trypanosomiasis-related laboratory techniques.
Department of Tropical Parasitology and Immunology, Graduate school of tropical molecular biology ('Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology'), University of Brussels (VUB-ULB), Belgium.

August 1991 : Seminar on development cooperation strategies (by V.V.O.B.).
VVOB, Brussels, Belgium.

January & February 1991 : Field trials involving the effectiveness of benzimidazoles in naturally infected calves, as well as training in large animal practice with special emphasis on herd health management.
Paraclinical, Clinical Departments respectively, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Zimbabwe (Harare).

 

Joint training course on WAHIS
and WAHID implementation for
OIE focal points on aquatic animal
diseases (basic) and on animal
disease notification (advanced).
OIE, CTTBD, Lilongwe
Training course on disease notification
Training workshop on 'Conflict management in natural resources management and national parks projects'. GTZ, Nouakchott
Sub-regional workshop on the use of GIS in defining priority areas for agropastoral development, FAO, Bobo-Dioulasso
Study-visit involving the use of livebait-technology and pour on insecticides in vector control operations, CIRDES, Bobo-Dioulasso
   

  • ecology and differentiation of Glossina-species in the 'Sissili' pilot area; 

  • study of socio-economic and cultural aspects of vector-control involving livebait-technology; 

  • study of zootechnical, veterinary and entomological/environmental results of vector-control using livebait-technology and practical use and efficacy of pour-on insecticides in station and field conditions.


 
Trypanosoma-related laboratory techniques, VUB, Brussels
 
   

  • field diagnosis of protozoan and rickettsial diseases; 
  • treatment, colouring and analysis of bloodsmears; 
  • immunological and serological diagnosis of trypanosomosis including CATT, IFAT, RIP, Western blotting and ELISA.