13th International Dengue Course

12.08.2013 - 23.08.2013 All day

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. Recently the World Heath Organization, WHO, introduced a new dengue clinical classification (dengue and severe dengue) that is under implementation in endemic countries. 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.


Registration Form

Attendance Grants
ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID “young scientist
members”. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Please apply via this link before 15 June 2013. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 1 July 2013.

Prof. María G. Guzmán, MD, PhD
Head of the Virology Department. "Pedro Kourí" Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK) Director of the WHO/PAHO Center for the Study of Dengue and its Vector

Phone: (537) 202-0450
Fax: (537) 204-6051