Topic outline

  • This course is part of a series on rinderpest, that aims to improve knowledge and capacities to suspect and rapidly identify and control an outbreak if re-emergence occurs. The course provides an overview of the Global Rinderpest Action Plan (GRAP) and the five stages of rinderpest emergency management – prepare, prevent, detect, respond, and recover. 

    The course illustrates the GRAP’s framework, actions and responsibilities, at the national, regional, and international levels, thereby ensuring continued global freedom from rinderpest. 

      • System Requirements

        The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox. 

        The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed. 

        • Audience

          This e-learning course is intended for a range of professionals who play a role in detecting and facing a possible re-emergence of the disease, including: 
          • Veterinary services 
          • Veterinary professionals 
          • Laboratory personnel 
          • Researchers, teachers and students of veterinary faculties 

          • You will learn about

            • The GRAP’s framework, and its purpose, scope, and assumptions 
            • The five stages of rinderpest emergency management: Prepare, Prevent, Detect, Respond, and Recover 
            • The actions and responsibilities at the national, regional, and international levels, along the five stages of the GRAP 

            • Course structure

              The course consists of 6 lessons, ranging from approximately 10 - 20 minutes duration each:

              • Introduction to the GRAP 
              • Stage 1: Prepare 
              • Stage 2: Prevent 
              • Stage 3: Detect 
              • Stage 4: Respond 
              • Stage 5: Recover 

              • Partners

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