Dr Christophe Longuet speaks at FAO Conference on Global Health Security

  • 17 Jul 2017

As part of the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, 40th Conference, a side session on ‘Global Health Security  – A Unique […]

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Epidemiology in Complex Emergencies Course

  • 24 Jun 2017

Fondation Mérieux, EpiConcept and CORDS ran a five day course on Epidemiology in Complex Emergencies from June 19th to 23rd 2017. The course objectives were […]

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CORDS May 2017 Newsletter

  • 01 May 2017

Today CORDS has issued its May 2017 Newsletter, with information about our new Executive Director Dr Christophe Longuet, recent EAIDSNet activities in Uganda, the SACIDS […]

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WORLDWIDE ZIKA EXPERTS GATHER IN BALI

  • 17 Nov 2016

Today top Zika experts are meeting in Bali, Indonesia. The meeting organised by the Asia Partnership on Emerging Infectious Disease Research (APEIR) and the Mekong […]

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CORDS gears up to respond to Yellow Fever Outbreak

  • 04 Jul 2016

The East African and South African CORDS Networks are gearing up to address a Yellow Fever outbreak in their region. Yellow fever is a disease with an […]

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A New West African Network

  • 27 May 2016

CORDS and the West African Health Organisation, WAHO,  joined forces this week with the fifteen West African countries in Côte d’Ivoire, to agree policies and […]

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Leishmaniasis Detection, Prevention, and Response Webinar

  • 19 May 2016

Webinar: Leishmaniasis Detection, Prevention, and Response- Lessons for Zika and other Vector-Borne Disease Management Thursday, June 2nd, 2016; 10:00am-11:00am Eastern Daylight Time To register click HERE […]

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CORDS and WAHO sign Memorandum of Understanding

  • 25 Feb 2016

CORDS and the West African Health Organisation, WAHO, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 10th February 2016 in Burkina Faso. The Memorandum supports the formation […]

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New research shows Leishmaniasis is a disease of marginalised communities

  • 09 Feb 2016

Leishmaniasis one of the world’s oldest diseases is a growing, but neglected disease. The new Leishmaniasis Gap Analysis Report and Action Plan  is based on research carried out […]

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Enhancing African-led capacity for Disease Surveillance, Arusha 14-15 December

  • 04 Nov 2015

We are working with our South African and East African Networks, SACIDS and EAIDSNet, to bring together stakeholders and funders from across the globe in Tanzania on the […]

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New learnings and experiences during my summer internship with CORDS by Lindsay Steele

  • 06 Oct 2015

It’s a Friday evening in early July in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and I’m sitting at the rooftop restaurant of the Holiday Inn, in awe of […]

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Developing a ‘One Health’ approach to tackling Zoonotic Diseases

  • 25 Sep 2015

Today, Zoonotic Diseases (diseases passed from animals to humans), such as Ebola, MERS, Avian Flu and Leishmaniasis are spreading with devastating effect. When looking for solutions, […]

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CORDS Executive Director to sit on panel at Global Health Security Agenda Forum, Korea

  • 02 Sep 2015

Following his presentation on CORDS at the Global Health Security Agenda, GHSA, steering group in Paris on the 29th of June 2015 the Korean Government has […]

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CORDS network members attend Tel Aviv University for 2015 Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

  • 13 Aug 2015

Tel Aviv University hosted 6 CORDS network members (2 MECIDS, 2 MBDS, 1 SECID and 1 SACIDS) at their annual Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology […]

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Launch of Mobile Technology initiative to aid early identification of Infectious Diseases in Africa

  • 05 Aug 2015

Across much of sub-Saharan Africa outbreaks of infectious diseases represent a major on-going public health challenge. Currently, public health surveillance in the region relies primarily […]

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EVENT: Enhancing Community-Based Disease Outbreak Detection and Response in East and Southern Africa Project Launch Workshop

From the 5-7 August 2015, Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS), working in close collaboration with two of its constituent networks Southern African Centre […]

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SECID Risk Management workshop, 6-7 July, Budva, Montenegro

  • 10 Jul 2015

On 6 -7th July 2015, CORDS in collaboration with the SECID network, organised a 2 day workshop on Risk Management, focusing on the areas of […]

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Annual Conference, Tirana 2015

  • 09 Jun 2015

CORDS held its annual conference between 2-3 June 2015 in Tirana, Albania. This 2 day meeting convened CORDS HQ staff, CORDS networks, donors (Skoll Global […]

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SECID One Health Workshop 24-25th April 2015, Bulgaria

  • 29 Apr 2015

The second in a series of three cross border One Health workshops in the SECID network took place in Bansko, Bulgaria on the 24th and […]

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Workshop report: One Health workshop in Bangkok (MBDS/APEIR)

  • 09 Apr 2015

The One Health approach requires the collaboration of different sectors and the aim of CORDS workshop was to bring different sectors from different countries together […]

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CORDS in the media: View a short documentary about CORDS originally broadcast in Sierra Leone

  • 26 Mar 2015

After an initial meeting between CORDS’ Executive Director, Nigel Lighfoot, with the Sierra Leone Public Broadcasting network, journalist Hawa Barrie was inspired to further document […]

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Intensified Preparedness programme (IPP) Training in Mali, March 24-25

The final IPP workshop of the current series took place in Mali between the 24th-25th March 2015.  Delegates from Mali, Nigeria, Burundi, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, […]

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CORDS and SECID’s jointly organized One Health workshop in Kosovo a success!

  • 14 Mar 2015

On the second day of the CORDS and SECID One Health workshop in Kosovo, participants from Albania, Kosovo and Bulgaria worked in groups with the […]

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Intensified Preparedness Programme (IPP) Training in Nigeria March 3-4

  • 03 Mar 2015

  CORDS is pleased to be sharing ideas, experiences and ways forward during IPP Nigeria at the Valencia Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria with participants from […]

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CORDS at PMAC 2015

  • 31 Jan 2015

CORDS was pleased to participate in the 2015 Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC), held in Bangkok Thailand, from 26-31 Janary 2015.  Professor Nigel Lightfoot CBE, Executive […]

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Next IPP: Accra, 13-14 January 2015

  • 09 Dec 2014

EBOLA: Intensified Preparedness Programme (IPP) The next in-training of the IPP will be held in Accra, Ghana, from 13-14 January 2015. Please see the IPP Ghana […]

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Summary of EBOLA preparedness in the SACIDS

  • 30 Oct 2014

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) Within the SACIDS network countries DRC has experienced several episodes of Ebola and the related Marburg disease. Following its first […]

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