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The 5th International Conference on Rabies in West Africa (RIWA) (Bamako, Nov 2018)

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On my behalf and on behalf of the Society for Rabies in West Africa (RIWA), it is my privilege and honour to invite you to the 5th International Conference on Rabies in West Africa which will be held from 23rd â?? 25th October 2018 at HĂ´tel lâ??AmitiĂ©, Bamako, Mali. The theme of the Conference is: Creating One Health Action for Stepwise Elimination of Rabies in West Africa by 2030: fostering enabling environment for rabies-free Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) sub-region. This Conference provides opportunity for all stake holders in the control of rabies (Physicians, Veterinarians, Academia, Local Government Officials, politicians, security agencies, Local champions) of member countries to meet each other and also with leading experts from around the world, to discuss matters of common interest, and benefit from quality continuing education on Rabies. The conference will recommend strategies for fostering enabling environment for rabies-free ECOWAS sub-region through creating one health actions for stepwise elimination of rabies in West Africa by 2030. While enjoying the rich features of the various scientific presentations and discussion, we hope you will take some time to enjoy the beautiful historic environment and monuments of Mali. Do explore the diverse cultures, cuisine, wonderful shopping opportunities and friendly people. RIWA Mali chapter is extremely pleased to host you all at the 5th Conference in Bamako, the Beautiful Capital City of Mali.
I look forward to seeing you in Bamako in October 2018.

Bamako, from 23 Oct 2018 to 25 Oct 2018
Organizers: The Society for Rabies in West Africa
Date published: 23 Nov 2018

Contents

Oral presentation
Detection of dog bite cluster alarms and annual human deaths due to rabies in three selected cities of Liberia, 2008-2013

Nykoi Dormon Jomah, Olayinka Olabisi Ishola, Babasola Oluseyi Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):1. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.1.805

Oral presentation
Antibody levels against rabies among domestic dogs in three selected cities of Liberia, 2015

Nykoi Dormon Jomah, Olayinka Olabisi Ishola, Babasola Oluseyi Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):2. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.2.804

Technical report
Canine rabies epidemiology in Garoua, Ngaoundéré and Yaoundé cities, Cameroon

Freddy Patrick Ngah Osoe Bouli, Julius Awah-Ndukum, Jean-Pierre Mingoas Kilekoung, Mathurin Cyrille Tejiokem, Joseph Tchoumboue
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):3. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.3.802

Oral presentation
Increasing adoption of dogs for security protection: legal prospects and limitations in relation to dog diseases in Nigeria - a commentary

Olubukola Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):4. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.4.858

Oral presentation
Phylogenetic and phylodynamic analysis of the diffusion of dog rabies in Central and West Africa

Stephanie Mauti, Monique Léchenne, Céline Mbilo, Kemdongarti Naïssengar, Pati Pyana, Emmanuel Nakouné, Sandra Garba-Ouangole, Rodrigue Poueme, Grace Kia, Emmanuel Balogun, Ishaya Tekki, Abdallah Traoré, Bassirou Bonfoh, Garmie Voupawoe, Simon Bonas, Herve Bourhy, Jakob Zinsstag, Laurent Dacheux
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):5. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.5.855

Oral presentation
Detection of lyssavirus antigen and assessment of the levels of anti-rabies antibodies in unvaccinated apparently healthy and rabies-suspect dogs in Southeastern Nigeria

Ukamaka Eze, Ernest Ngoepe, Boniface Anene, Romanus Ezeokonkwo, Chika Nwosuh, Claude Sabeta
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):6. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.6.807

Plenary
Antibody levels against rabies among domestic dogs in three selected cities of Liberia, 2015

Nykoi Jomah, Olayinka Ishola, Babasola Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):7. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.7.808

Oral presentation
Health education strategies in enhancing rabies control and prevention in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State Nigeria

Rosemary Nwoha, Julius Aiyedun, Oladapo Oludairo
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):8. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.8.815

Oral presentation
Molecular study of rabies virus in slaughtered dogs in Billiri and Kaltungo Local Government Areas of Gombe State, Nigeria

Mukhtar Suleiman, Jakob Kwaga, Oluyinka Okubanjo, Muawiya Abarshi, Grace Kia
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):9. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.9.816

Oral presentation
One-health strategy to the control and prevention of rabies in Nigeria: a reflection

Julius Aiyedun, Oladapo Oludairo, Rosemary Nwoha
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):10. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.10.817

Poster
Lyssavirus surveillance in dogs in south-east Nigeria: application of molecular and immunological assays

Ukamaka Eze, Andre Coetzer, Terence Scott, Boniface Anene, Romanus Ezeokonkwo, Chika Nwosuh, Louis Nel, Claude Sabeta
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):11. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.11.820

Oral presentation
Time series analysis of dog bite victims and hotspots of rabies exposure in Plateau State, Nigeria, 2011-2013

Ayodeji Olarinmoye, Johnson Ojo, Olayinka Ishola, Chima Ofoha, Chikwe Amaike, Ali Aldosari, Babasola Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):12. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.12.823

Oral presentation
Rabies virus identification and its molecular studies in slaughtered dogs from Zuru Emirate of Kebbi State, Nigeria

Aliyu Yakubu, Grace Kia, Oluyinka Okubanjo, Nura Shehu, Joy Atawodi
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):13. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.13.824

Plenary
Updated state of the art of rabies prophylaxis in humans

Laurent Dacheux
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):14. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.14.826

Oral presentation
Implementation of a one-health rabies surveillance system in the province of Kongo Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Céline Mbilo, Patient Pati Pyana, Jean-Baptiste Kabongo, Dieudonné Badibanga, Bobo Luntadila, Léon N’Londa, Jakob Zinsstag
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):15. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.15.829

Oral presentation
Rabies burden and estimated cost of rabies elimination in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Andrée Prisca Ndjoug Ndour, Godfrey Mbaruku, Rianatou Bada-Alambedji, Monique Lechenne, Ayayi Akakpo, Jakob Zinsstag, Bassirou Bonfoh
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):16. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.16.856

Oral presentation
Estimation of the incidence of human rabies in Bamako, Mali

Ousmane Kone
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):17. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.17.849

Oral presentation
Evolution and transmission of rabies in post-conflict Liberia: a peep through the window of phylogenetics

Ayodeji Olarinmoye, Oluwagbenga Adeola, Nykoi Jomah, Varney Kamara, Babasola Olugasa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):18. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.18.859

Oral presentation
Application of the theory of planned behaviour to vaccination of dogs against rabies in Abeokuta, Nigeria

Olajoju Awoyomi, Motunrayo Onadeji, Olugbenga Kehinde, Oluwawemimo Adebowale
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):19. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.19.857

Oral presentation
Mapping of self-reported dog bite victims and spatial clusters of rabies exposure in Ogun State, Nigeria, 2013-2017: a CCPZ perspective for more effective one-health surveillance

Charles Amakoh, Philip Mshelbwala, Ogechi Njoku, Olufunmilayo Adegbite, Oluyomi Bamiselu, Irene Esu, Ismaila Shinkafi, Bola Adeyemi, Aisha Onatunde, Emmanuel Akeba, Sophie Druelles, Funmilayo Sanni-Adeniyi, Dotun Shorunke, Ayotunde Fasunla, Oloruntoba Olodun, Babasola Olugasa, Albert Ogunkoya
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):20. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.20.851

Oral presentation
Time series analysis of dog bite victims presented for treatment in Ogun State, Nigeria, 2013-2017: implications for annual human rabies exposure and mortality estimates

Ogechi Njoku, Johnson Ojo, Charles Amakoh, Philip Mshelbwala, Olufunmilayo Adegbite, Oluyomi Bamiselu, Irene Esu, Ismaila Shinkafi, Bola Adeyemi, Emmanuel Akeba, Aisha Onatunde, Sophie Druelles, Olufunmilayo Sanni-Adeniyi, Dotun Shorunke, Ayotunde Fasunla, Babasola Olugasa, Albert Ogunkoya
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):21. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.21.852

Plenary
The challenge of the biological diagnosis of human rabies in Africa

Laurent Dacheux
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):22. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.22.854

Oral presentation
Critical appraisal of dog’s law, knowledge and orientation in Nigeria: a study of Ibadan metropolis

Oluyemisi Collins
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):23. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.23.850

Poster
The one health approach creates progress towards elimination of rabies in Côte d’Ivoire

Vessaly Kallo, Mathilde Tetchi, Marcel Boka, Komissiri Dagnogo, Godfrey Mbaruku, Prisca Ndour, Baba Alambedji, Monique Lechenne, Ayayi Akakpo, Jacob Zinsstag, Bassirou Bonfoh
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):24. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.24.828

Poster
One-health approach to rabies exposure surveillance within Ogun State, Nigeria: evidence of a limited collaboration between human and veterinary services

Philip Mshelbwala, Olufunmilayo Adegbite, Oluyomi Bamiselu, Irene Esu, Ismaila Shinkafi, Bola Adeyemi, Ogechi Njoku, Charles Amakoh, Emmanuel Akeba, Aisha Onatunde, Sophie Druelles, Olufunmilayo Sanni-Adeniyi, Dotun Shorunke, Ayotunde Fasunla, Babasola Olugasa, Albert Ogunkoya
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):25. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.25.827

Oral presentation
Investigation of human rabies cases and estimation of the risk of rabies virus spread among dog population in Doufelgou district, northern Togo, 2017

Moudachirou Naba, Pidemnéwé Pato, Rebecca Kinde, Adom Simfeilé, Gbati Tchedre
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):26. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.26.830

Oral presentation
Demonstration of one-health approach for more effective control of rabies in Suhum Municipal area, Ghana

Richard Suu-Ire, Bonondong Guri, William Adu, Emmanuel Eshun, Frederick Ofosu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 24 Aug 2019; 2 (10):27. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2018.10.27.835