15th International Dengue Course. Challenges of Zika and Chikungunya transmission

After 30 years of the first edition of the course and in the framework of the 80 Anniversary of the institute of Tropical medicine, the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and its Vector of the Institute of Tropical Medicine/MINSAP, the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, the Cuban Ministry of Health and PAHO-WHO organized the 15th edition of the Dengue International Course, in this occasion facing Zika and Chikungunya from 7th-18th August 2017. (more…)

Burden of dengue in children and adults of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

This note is intended for health professionals and officials from the Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso. It summarizes current research findings on dengue in Ouagadougou. This note was published 2016, august and redacted by Yaro S, Carabali M, Lim J, Dahourou D, Kagone ST, Nikiema TJ, Barro SA, Philibert A. et Ridde V.. It was funded by Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI), International Vaccine institute (IVI) & the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR, ROH 115213). (more…)

Presence of three dengue serotypes in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso): research and public health implications

This article is published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty Journal and is written by Valéry Ridde, Isabelle Agier, Emmanuel Bonnet, Mabel Carabali, Kounbobr Roch Dabiré, Florence Fournet, Antarou Ly, Ivlabèhiré Bertrand Meda and Beatriz Parra. This research article is published in open access and you can download it hereunder.

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Ridde, V., Agier, I., Bonnet, E., Carabali, M., Dabiré, K. R., Fournet, F., Ly, A., Meda, I. B., & Parra, B. (2016). Presence of three dengue serotypes in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso): research and public health implications. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 5(23). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-016-0120-2 Download