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Course of Epidemiology and Disease Control shared with Wildlife

The Own course in Epidemiology and Disease Control shared with wildlife (WildEpi) It is part of the specialized training offer offered by the Institute for Research in Hunting Resources (IREC - CSIC, UCLM, JCCM), in this case through its Research Group in Health and Biotechnology (SaBio). The course has the participation of internationally renowned specialists in epidemiology.

This course is international in nature and is taught in coordination with the Master's Degree in Basic and Applied Research in Game Resources (MUIBARC). With a duration of two weeks, it is open to wildlife and animal health professionals who want to specialize in epidemiology and control of diseases shared with wildlife.

The WildEpi course it consists of two parts (one week long each). The first (Research in wildlife health and shared diseases) is descriptive and reviews the current knowledge on the main diseases shared with wildlife as well as the peculiarities of diagnosis and research on shared diseases. The second (Epidemiology and health control of wildlife) is applied and details sampling techniques and epidemiological analysis, surveillance programs and control possibilities.

The 11th Edition of the course (WildEpi-11) it will take place in November 2022 (between November 21 and 25) and March 2023 (between March 20 and 24). For more information and / or to make any questions about the course write an email to Encarnación Delgado (encarnacion.delgado@uclm.es).

The “Wildlife Epidemiology and Disease Control” course (WildEpi) is part of the specialized training offered by the Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC – CSIC, UCLM, JCCM), in this case through its Research Group in Health and Biotechnology (SaBio). The course has the participation of internationally renowned specialists in epidemiology.

This course has an international character and is taught in coordination with the Master’s Degree in Basic and Applied Research in Game Resources (MUIBARC). Lasting two weeks, it is open to wildlife and animal health professionals who want to specialize in epidemiology and the control of diseases shared with wildlife.

The WildEpi course consists of two parts (each lasting one week). The first (Research in wildlife health and shared diseases) is descriptive and reviews current knowledge about the main diseases shared with wildlife as well as the peculiarities of diagnosis and research on shared diseases. The second (Epidemiology and health control of wildlife) is applied and details the sampling techniques and epidemiological analysis, surveillance programs and control possibilities.

The upcoming 11th edition of the course (WildEpi-11) will take place in November 2022 (21-25 November 2022) and March 2023 (20-24 March 2023). For additional information and help please send an email to Encarnación Delgado (encarnacion.delgado@uclm.es).