African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)

Events and meetings - 2012


JANUARY

Multi-country "Study on the Delivery of Essential Health Services in Africa: Realities and Communities Perceptiions": Joint analysis workshop

24-26 January 2012
Accra

FEBRUARY

Retreat of Professional Staff

14-16 Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso

MARCH

Consultation in the framework of a meeting on Onchocerciasis elimination

5-9 March 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

39th Meeting of NGDO Coordination Group for Onchocerciasis Control

8-9 March 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

34th Session of the Technical Consultative Committee

12-16 March 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

APRIL

2nd meeting of the Entomological Working Group (EWG) of APOC

11-13 April 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Workshop on capacity building on the use of monitoring and evaluation tools

16-20 April 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

5th Strategic & technical Advisory Group meeting on NTD, WHO/HQ

24-25 April 2012
Geneva

Workshop of former OCP hydrobiologists on the finalization of the APOC/JRS website on OCP environmental assessment data

26-28 April 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

JULY

137th Committee of Sponsoring Agents (CSA)

10-12
Paris, France

Advocacy for intensification of onchocerciasis elimination efforts

July 2012
DRC, Angola

Training in epidemiological evaluation

9-31 July
Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

SEPTEMBER

39th Meeting of NGDO Coordination Group for Onchocerciasis Control

September 2012

OCTOBER

138th Committee of Sponsoring Agents (CSA)

16-18
Tunis, Tunisia

NOVEMBER

5th annual Meeting of the National Oncho Coordinators of Ex-OCP countries

November 2012
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

DECEMBER

139th Committee of Sponsoring Agents (CSA)

10,14 December
Bujumbura, Burundi

18th Session of the Joint Action Forum

11-13 December
Bujumbura, Burundi

All JAF documents

APOC wins António Champalimaud Vision Award 2011

The magazine "15 years of APOC"

Map of the estimated prevalence of eye worm history in Africa

FUTURE OF APOC AND ONCHOCERCIASIS CONTROL IN AFRICA

Yaoundé declaration

Yaoundé Declaration on Onchocercaisis Control in Africa

African ministers of health renew their commitment to eliminate onchocerciasis.

Contact us

Dr Roungou Jean Baptiste
Director, APOC
B.P. 549
Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso
Email: afapocdir@who.int