13th International Dengue Course 12-23 August 2013
An increase in dengue transmission has been observed in the last 40 years with its expansion to other geographical areas, the increasing in the report of epidemics and dengue cases including severe and fatal cases. Besides, WHO Global strategy for dengue prevention and control for the period 2012-2020 was published with the aim to diminishing the mortality by 50% and morbidity by 25% in this period.
In this context, the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and its Vector of the “Pedro Kourí’’ Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK), Havana, Cuba, together with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, the Cuban Society of Microbiology & Parasitology, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) among others will organize the 13th edition of the dengue international course at the “Pedro Kouri” Tropical Medicine Institute of Havana, from 12-23 August 2013. For more information download the PDF.