6-11th January 2016. A coordination meeting was held in Lomé (Togo) between VetTogo, ITM, FUB and VSF to discuss and plan the biological and socio-economic evaluation of the implemented best-bet strategies after 24 months. The report is available in the partner area.
February 2016. The results of a TRYRAC-coordinated drug quality analysis in Northern Togo is published in Preventive Veterinary Medicine 126 (2016) 151–158. Download here
29th March – 7th April 2016. FUB, VSF-B and the Ethiopian partner organized a field mission to monitoring TRYRAC WP 4 and WP5 activities in the Guraghe zone (Ethiopia). The report is available in the partner area.
All Power Point presentations for the different work packages are available at:
www.trypanocide.eu/partner-area/reports/pmc-4/ Participants: Vincent Delespaux, Jan Van Den Abbeele, Tom Koyen, Nadine Van Peer, Déthié Faye, Hermann Waibel, Peter-Henning Clausen, Antje Hoppenheit, Burkhard Bauer, Hervé Vitouley, José Fafetine, Fernando Chaniso, Luis Neves, Thomas Cherenet, Tilahun Tekle, Guy Tchamdja, Helmut Bankole, Giuliano Cecchi
Liverpool, United Kingdom, from 16-20 August, 2015.
www.waavp2015.com Eliane Tihon and Antje Hoppenheit will present their work at the conference.
14th-18th September 2015 in N’Djamena, Chad
Guy Tchamdja, Fernando Chaniso and Telahun Tekle will present their work at the conference. Our external entomological expert, Burkhard Bauer will join our student team.
The minutes and PPT presentations are available in the partner area. PMC 5 will be held in Berlin, Germany early September 2016 linked to the first joint AITVM-STVM meeting (www.aitvm-stvm2016.com)
Ms FERNANDES Maria Imelda (EEAS-MAPUTO) joined the FUB and ITM teams. The reports will be available soon.
Implementation of the work package 4 in Ethiopia. The report is available in the partner area.
This meeting is part of the GALVmed, FAO, IFAH, IAEA, TRYRAC Initiative for Trypanocide Quality Control in Africa. The agenda is available in the partner area.
The third PMC meeting is organized this year by our partner from Togo and will take place in Lomé on 24 and 25 March. Partners should inform Dr Helmut Bankole ([email protected]) on the person who is going to attend the meeting to allow the preparation of the invitation letters.
An extraordinary meeting was organized in Antwerpen to discuss the implementation of the activities in Ethiopia. The report will be available before the 1st of December
The Institute of Tropical Medicine (Dr Eliane Tihon) presented “Genetic diversity in natural Trypanosoma congolense populations” in the framework of Workpackage 2
Call for Papers (Deadline: 11. April 2014)
The Freie Universität Berlin (Dr Antje Hoppenheit) submitted an abstract: Trypanosomosis Rational Chemotherapy (TRYRAC)
Dr Antje Hoppenheit (Freie Universität Berlin) made the following oral presentation:
Trypanosomosis Rational Chemotherapy (TRYRAC): implementing best bet strategies in Togo and Ethiopia
International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development Bridging the gap between increasing knowledge
and decreasing resources www.tropentag.de Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Prague, Czech Republic, September 17 – 19, 2014. Dr Antje Hoppenheit (Freie Universtität Berlin) presented the TRYRAC project during the Tropentag meeting.
Finalization of the extension messages Field activities supervision & administrative concertation
Field activities in Ethiopia needed some focusing and synchronisation.
The Freie Universität Berlin and ITM were on mission in Quelimane for the Fact finding mission.
The report is available in the partner area.
The Freie Universität Berlin (Drs Antje Hoppenheit and Burkhard Bauer) and the ITM (Vincent Delespaux) were on mission in Koundoum to start the field activities of workpackage 4. Hundred calves were ear-tagged and submitted to parasitological and coprological examination. Insecticide spraying demonstrations were orgnized. Sprayer and insecticide were handed over to the crushpen team.
The Freie Universität Berlin (Drs Antje Hoppenheit and Burkhard Bauer) and VSF (Dr Haret Hambe) were in Wolkite with the main stakeholders of the Action to present, explain and plan de best bet strategies for Ethiopia.
The ITM thanks all the participant to the third PMC meeting for their constructive participation. We also thanks Thomas Cherenet who kindly accepted to organize the next PMC meeting in Addis Abbeba next year.
A team composed from Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp and Vétérinaires sans frontière met livestock keepers, private and public veterinarians, representatives of the Institut Togolais de Recherche Agronomique, of the Institut de Conseil et d’Appui Technique and of the Université de Lomé, pharmacists. Achieved results will be presented. Future strategies to implement will be presented in the framework of WP4.
Houssinatou Sy and Vincent Delespaux visited the EC
The second PMC meeting took place from 13 to 15 May 2013 at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. Seventeen participants attended the meeting. The agenda and the minutes are available for partners: click here.
The poster hereunder was presented at both conferences. It is downloadable for higher definition.
Download the poster here.
The kick-off meeting of the project took place on 24 and 25 May 2012 at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. Sixteen participants attended the meeting. The agenda and the minutes are available for partners: click here.