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Course on Wildlife Epidemiology and Disease Control

El Own course in Epidemiology and Control of Diseases shared with wildlife (WildEpi) forms part of the specialized training offered by the Institute for Game and Wildlife Research (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 consists of two parts (one week long each). The first (Research in wildlife health and shared diseases) is descriptive and reviews 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 the sampling techniques and epidemiological analysis, surveillance programs and control possibilities.

The 12th Edition of the course (WildEpi-12) it will take place in November 2023 (between November 20 and 24) and March 2024 (between March 18 and 22). For more information and/or to ask any questions about the course, send an email to Encarnación Delgado (incarnacion.delgado@uclm.es).

Course on Epidemiology and Control of Diseases Shared with Wildlife at IREC

The “Wildlife Epidemiology and Disease Control” course (WildEpi) is part of the specialized training offered by the Research Institute 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 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 12th edition of the course (WildEpi-12) will take place in November 2023 (20-24 November 2022) and March 2024 (18-22 March 2023). For additional information and help please send an email to Encarnación Delgado (incarnacion.delgado@uclm.es).