32nd Reunion Meeting; Publication No. 127; Khartoum - Sudan; International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC) 8-12 September 2013
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The 32nd Conference of the International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC) was held at the Friendship Hall, Khartoum, The Sudan from 8th-12th September 2013. The theme of the Conference was “Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Control for Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development: Promoting Partnership and Learning Agenda in the Context of African Renaissance”.
DescriptionThe 38th ISCTRC Executive Committee meeting was held at Friendship Hall, Khartoum Sudan, on 7th September 2013. In attendance were the nine (9) regional representatives of the ISCTRC Executive Committee and the Institutional members, AU-IBAR, AU PATTEC, FAO, IAEA, PAAT and WHO. The meeting reviewed preparedness for the 32 ISCTRC Conference. A post-mortem meeting of the Committee held after the closing ceremony observed that the meeting had been of high standards but also identified some key areas that need consideration for future meetings. The meeting agreed that the 33rd ISCTRC Conference be held in either Central Africa or North Africa regions. The meeting agreed to hold a joint 33rd ISCTRC General Conference back to back with cerebrations of 15 years of PATTEC in 2015.