On the start of advanced training courses for experts of the Republic of Guinea

03.12.2015 г.

Leading experts of Rospotrebnadzor scientific research institutes opened on November 30, 2015 in Kindia Prefecture at the premises of the Pasteur Institute of Guinea the advanced training courses for Guinean microbiologists, epidemiologists and physicians. The courses are organized in accordance with the Russian Federation Government decisions on cooperation in the sphere of fighting communicable diseases and assistance to West African countries in providing sanitary and epidemiological well-being.

During the next 2 weeks African specialists will study the following programs: “Biosecurity of operations in microbiological laboratory. Communicable diseases specific to the Republic of Guinea” and “Epidemiology, laboratory diagnostics and prevention of viral hepatitis and HIV”.

Lectures and workshops will be delivered by representatives of the Russian Antiplague Scientific Research Institute “Microbe”, the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology “Vector”, the Pasteur St. Petersburg Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Central Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology. By the end of the courses Guinean physicians will be given special certificates.

This is the first of two educational courses on communicable diseases planned to be held in 2015. The second will start on December 7 in Saint Petersburg at the premises of the Pasteur St. Petersburg Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.

We express our confidence that the courses will be held in a productive and friendly atmosphere and form a good basis for future mutually beneficial cooperation.

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