CORDS September 2018 Newsletter

  • 29 Sep 2018

Read the CORDS September 2018 Newsletter with stories including our new team member Lisa Danquah, the One Health Congress in Saskatoon, our Board meeting at […]

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7th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, Vienna, Austria

  • 07 Aug 2018

The Seventh International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, International Society for Infectious Diseases, IMED 2018, will be held in Vienna, Austria from 9–12 November 2018. With over 800 […]

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CORDS July 2018 Newsletter

  • 04 Aug 2018

Read our CORDS July 2018 Newsletter, with stories on the EMPHNET regional conference, JEE Alliance Meeting on financing outbreak preparedness and the Collaboration between the Praesens Foundation […]

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Amin Soebandrio to speak at ICEID, Atlanta, 26th-29th August 2018

  • 29 Jul 2018

Amin Soebandrio to speak at ICEID, Atlanta, USA, 26th-29th August 2018 The International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases is taking place in Atlanta, USA from […]

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CORDS May 2018 Newsletter

  • 06 Jun 2018

Read the CORDS May 2018 Newsletter, focused on the CORDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on the 29th and 30th of January 2018.  

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CORDS Hosts Global Health Conference in Bangkok

  • 07 Feb 2018

CORDS HOSTS GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE IN BANGKOK On the 29th and 30th of January, 2018, Connecting Organisations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORD), is hosting its […]

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January 2018 Newsletter

  • 30 Jan 2018

Click January 2018 Newsletter to read the January 2018 CORDS newsletter which includes stories on the CORDS and WAHO visit to Togo, CORDS becoming a […]

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November 2017 Newsletter

  • 07 Nov 2017

NOVEMBER 2017 | NEWS Welcome to the CORDS November 2017 newsletter. CORDS is a Non-Governmental Organisation comprised of six international networks, working to reduce and […]

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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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  • 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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