May. 2010
Meetings & Conferences Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

AMP held the first meeting of the Africhol consortium in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, from May 27-28, 2010. Established in 2009, Africhol is a three-year project that aims to support cholera surveillance in Africa.

The two-day meeting brought together 20 participants, including representatives of: the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), the Organisation de Coordination pour la lutte contre les Endémies en Afrique Centrale (OCEAC), the University of the Mediterranean Aix-Marseille II

Jan. 2010
Meetings & Conferences Paris, France

From January 21-22, 2010, members of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) and the international immunization community met in Paris to discuss the development of the AMP SIVAC Initiative's NITAG Resource Center. The workshop’s objectives were to determine NITAG needs, to identify the most efficient ways to share information, and to establish partnerships.

Participants included representatives from countries with NITAGs (Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Romania, and Vietnam), countries seeking to

Dec. 2006
Meetings & Conferences Bamako, Mali

In collaboration with WHO, UNICEF, and the Institut Pasteur in Dakar, AMP organized a yellow fever seminar-workshop from December 11-15, 2006 at the Charles Mérieux Center of the Mérieux Foundation in Bamako, Mali. The event, entitled "Planning and organization of preventive vaccine campaigns against yellow fever," aimed to provide training to 56 health officials involved in the fight against yellow fever in eight of the 12 priority countries in Central and Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Togo).