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34th General Conference for ISCTRC






Sunday, 10th September 2017

08.15 - 18.00

Registration, Distribution of documents and display of posters



Monday, 11th September 2017

08.00 - 0.900

Registration, Distribution of documents and display of posters








Statements by officials

Keynote Address : Capitalizing on the  progress made against human and animal trypanosomiases – the way forward in partnership with all stakeholders- AUC Commissioner of Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

National Organizing Committee and AUC

11.10 - 11.30

Health Break and Viewing of Posters








Moderator: Bruce Mukanda

Rapporteur: Gift Wanda


11.30 - 11.50

Key note Presentation

International   Scientific   Council   for  Trypanosomiasis   Research   and Control (ISCTRC) 68 years Journey as a vehicle to promote international cooperation in the fight against T&T-Prof.Ahmed Elsawalhy, James Wabacha and Solomon Haile Mariam

James Wabacha

11.50 -13.00

Presentations by  Representatives  of  Organizations  (FAO/PAAT, WHO, IAEA, ILRI, ICIPE, CIRDES, FIND, DNDi)


13.00- 14.00

Lunch break





Theme 1 : PATTEC initiative and Country reports



Moderator: Pamela Olet

Rapporteur: Ndoutamia G. Anaclet



Key Note presentation

The Status of tsetse and trypanosomiasis elimination in Africa – challenges

and way forward –Gift Wanda

Gift Wanda









14.30 - 14.45

1.01 Report on AU-PATTEC coordination office from 2015 to 2017.

Wanda Gift and Girma Urgeacha

Girma Urgeacha

14.45 - 15.00

1.02  Report  and  Recommendations  of      15th      PATTEC  National

Coordinators and Focal/Points meeting.

Wanda Gift, Girma Urgeacha

Girma Urgeacha

15.00 - 15.10

1.03 Zambia Country Report 2016-2017

Chilongo K and Mweempwa C.

Chilongo K

15.10 - 15.20

1.04 Progress report on tsetse and trypanoamiasis activities in Tanzania from 2015 to 2017

Joyce Daffa

Joyce Daffa

15.20 - 15.30

1.05 Tsetse and trypanosmosis control by PATTEC  Burkina 2013-2016

Percoma Lassané, Pooda Sié Herman, Pagabeleguem Soumaila, Sidibe Issa

Percoma Lassané

15.30 - 15.40

1.06  Country  report  of  area-wide  tsetse  eradication  programmes  in

Zimbabwe: 2015-2017

W. Shereni

W. Shereni

15.40 - 15.50

1.07  Current  status  of  on-going  tsetse  and  trypanosomiasis  control operations in Nigeria through the PATTEC initiative

Dede, P.M., Ajakaiye, J.J. and Igweh A.C.

Dede, P.M.

15.50 - 16.00

1.08 Country report on the control status of tsetse and  trypanosomiasis in South Sudan

Erneo B. Ochi, Ayak C.Alak and Aluma A. Ameri

Erneo B. Ochi

16.00 - 16.30



16.30 - 16.45

Health Break and Viewing of Posters




Theme 1 : PATTEC initiative and Country reports Continued

16.45 - 16.55

1.09 Report on tsetse and trypanosomosis control activities in Sudan

Mohammed Adam Hassan

Mohammed Adam Hassan

16.55 - 17.05

1.10 Report for Mali

Boucader DIARRA

Dr Boucader DIARRA

17.05 - 17.15

1.11 Progress report on tsetse and trypanosomosis control in Ghana

Y. Adama, B. Andersonb

Y. Adama, B. Andersonb

17.15 - 17.25

1.12 Control of human African trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo:Country report of 2013-2015

Makabuza J, Mpanya A, Lutumba P and Lumbala C

Makabuza J.

17.25 - 17.35

1.13 Tsetse flies and trypanosomosis control and eradication operation in


Dagnachew Beyene and Solomon Mekonnen

Dagnachew Beyene

17.35 - 17.45

1.14 The activities carried out by PATTEC-NIGER since 2015

Moumouni HAROUNA

Moumouni HAROUNA

17.45 – 18:15




Cocktail to be confirmed



Tuesday 12th September 2017


Theme 1 : PATTEC initiative and Country reports Continued

08.15 - 08.25

1.15 Evaluation of situation of trypanosomiasis in the north of Congo Brazzaville

Nina Rock Aime

Nina Rock Aime

08.25- 08.35

1.16 The eradication of the tsetse fly glossina Palpalis Gambiensis from the Niayes of Senegal using an area-wide integrated pest management approach that includes the release of sterile males

Baba Sall, Momar Talla Seck, Jérémy Bouyer, Marc Vreysen

Baba Sall

08.35 - 08.45

1.17 Control strategies implemented under the program after the Ebola epidemic to achieve the goal of eliminating sleeping sickness by 2020

Camara. M ; Camara.O ; Kagbadouno S.M ; Camara. M .L, Bucheton.B; Solano. P

Camara, M






08.45 – 10.00

Country reports on Tsetse and trypanosomiasis for the period 2015-2017

Country delegations

10.00 - 10.30



10.30 – 11.00

Health Break and Viewing of Posters


SESSION 4a: Epidemiology

Theme 2: Human African Trypanosomiasis


Moderators: Josenando Theophile (4a), C.Wamboga (4b), C. Lumbala

(4d),E. Matovu (4e)

Rapporteur: Abdoulaye Diarra



Key note Presentation

Capitalizing on the progress made towards elimination of HAT –  the way


Franco Minguell.




11.30- 11.40

2.01 The study of trypanosome species circulating in domestic animals in two human African trypanosomiasis foci of CÔTE D’IVOIRE identifies pigs and cattle as potential reservoirs of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Martial Kassi N’Djetchi, Hamidou Ilboudo, Mathurin Koffi, Jacques Kaboré, Justin

Kaboré, Dramane Kaba, Fabrice Courtin, Bamoro Coulibaly, Pierre Fauret, Lingué Kouakou, Sophie Ravel, Stijn Deborggraeve, Philippe Solano, Thierry De Meeûs, Bruno Bucheton,Vincent Jamonneau

Martial Kassi N’Djetchi

11.40 - 11.50

2.02 First native human African trypanosomiasis case in Burkina Faso over the two past decades: What is the real risk of the re-emergence of the disease?

Dama Emilie, Drabo Franck, Drabo Aboubacar, Ouédraogo Elie, Coulibaly Bamoro, Kaboré Jacques, Ilboudo Hamidou, Kaboré Justin, Sakandé Hassane, Ouédraogo Micheline, Rayaissé Jean-Baptiste, Courtin Fabrice, Jamonneau Vincent

Dama Emilie

11.50 - 12.00

2.03 Tracing the source of infection of human African trypanosomiasis: A

study of recent (2015/2016) cases in Uganda

Bukachi SA,Wamboga C, Picado, A, Biéler S and Ndung’u JM

Bukachi SA


2.04 Building national capacities for the use of the of human African trypanosomiasis atlas

Grout Lise, Paone M, Priotto G, Cecchi G, Diarra A, Franco JR

Grout Lise


2.05 The sleeping sickness control in Isangi, D.R. Congo: Where do we


Héritier Yalungu, Espérant Bolimbo, Crispin Lumbala, Florent Mbo

Héritier Yalungu,

12.20 - 13.00



13.00- 14.00hrs

Lunch break



SESSION 4b:Diagnosis and treatment

Theme 2: Human African Trypanosomiasis

14.00 - 14.10

2.06  Confirmation  of  antibodies  against  L-tryptophan-like  epitope  in

human African trypanosomosis serological diagnosis

Silla Semballa, Romaric Nzoumbou-Boko, Philippe Holzmulle, Paul Chuchana, Jean-loup Lemesre, Philippe Vincendeau, Pierrette Courtois, Sylvie Daulouède and Philippe Truc

Silla Semballa,

14.10 - 14.20

2.07 Prospective evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test for Gambiense human African trypanosomiasis developed using recombinant antigens in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lumbala C., Biéler S., Kayembe S., Makabuza J., Ongarello S., Ndung’u JM.

Lumbala C.

14.20 - 14.30

2.08 Introduction of rapid tests to screen for humanAfrican trypanosomiasis in elimination strategies of the national programme in Guinea

Oumou Camara, Sylvain Bieler, Mamadou Leno, Daniel Tenkiano, Emile Lélano, Bala Traoré, Fodé Cissé, Moussa Kérouané Camara, Mariame Camara, Bruno Bucheton, Joseph Ndungu, Mamadou Camara

Oumou Camara


2.09 Diagnostic tools for human African trypanosomiasis elimination and

clinical trials (DITECT-HAT)

Lejon V, Koné M, Makabuza J, Ngay I, Camara O, Kaba D, Lumbala C, Mumba

D, Camara M, Ilboudo H, Dama E, Fèvre E, Jamonneau V, Bucheton B, Büscher P

Lejon V







2.10 Digital recording of DITECT-HAT study participant data, including

macroscopic and microscopic images

Büscher P, Lejon V, Hasker E

Büscher P


2.11 Trypanosome detection in skin biopsies from HAT patients and unconfirmed serological suspects in Guinea:  the skin, a new target for diagnosis?

Mariame Camara, Brice Rotureau, Nono-Raymond kuispond Swar, Oumou Camara, Alseny M’mah Soumah, Hamidou Ilboudo, Alexandre Girard, Mamady Camara, Annette MacLeod, Bruno Bucheton.

Mariame Camara


2.12 Novel TBR-PCR primers for improved detection of trypanozoon

satellite DNA in human blood

Van Reet Nick, Balharbi Fatima, Bebronne Nicolas, Büscher Philippe

Van Reet Nick


2.13 Rapid detection of human-infective trypanosomes in clinical specimens from Luangwa, Zambezi and Kafue river valleys using LAMP

Namangala Boniface, KAJINO Kiichi, HAYASHIDA Kyouko, HACHAAMBWA Lottie, LISULO Malimba, OPARAOCHA Elizabeth, SIMUUNZA Martin, SIMUKOKO Humphrey, CHOTA Amos, CHIZEMA Elizabeth, KASONKA Lackson, GWENHURE Lambert, MAKAYA Pius, SUZUKI Yasuhiko, SUGIMOTO Chihiro

Namangala Boniface


2.14 Development and evaluation of a novel dry lamp kit for rapid diagnosis

of human African trypanosomiasis

Kyoko Hayashida, Boniface Namangala, Lottie Hachaambwa, John Chisi, Junya

Yamagishi, Chihiro Sugimoto

Kyoko Hayashida


2.15 Diversity of aquaglyceroporin genes (TBAQP) in trypanozoon and

their relation to melarsoprol and pentamidine cross-resistance

Van Reet Nick, Pyana Pati, Birhanu Hadush Abera & Büscher Philippe

Van Reet Nick


2.16 The value of baseline clinical assessment in case detection for human

African trypanosomiasis

OlafValverde Mordt,Victor Kande Betu Kumeso,Wilfried Mutombo Kalonji, Digas

Ngolo, Séverine Blesson, François Simon, Clélia Bardonneau, Antoine Tarra

Olaf Valverde Mordt




16.30- 17.00

Health Break and Viewing of Posters



SESSION 4c: Symposium


FIND/WHO Symposium



Cocktail Courtesy of FIND



Wednesday 13th September 2017

SESSION 4d: Control  and Surveillance Strategies

08.15- 08.25

2.17  Enhanced  screening  and  diagnosis  of  Gambiense  human African trypanosomiasis in north-western Uganda - moving towards elimination Charles Wamboga, Enock Matovu, Paul Richard Bessell, Albert Picado, Sylvain Biéler, Joseph Mathu Ndung’u

Charles Wamboga

08.25- 08.35

2.18 A targeted door-to-door strategy for sleeping sickness detection in

low-prevalence settings in CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Mathurin Koffi, Martial N’Djetchi, Hamidou Ilboudo, Dramane Kaba, Bamoro Coulibaly, Emmanuel N’Gouan, Lingué Kouakou, Bruno Bucheton, Philippe Solano, Fabrice Courtin, Stephan Ehrhardt, and Vincent Jamonneau

Mathurin Koffi,

08.35 - 08.45

2.19 A strategy combining passive surveillance and reactive active screening to control human african trypanosomiasis during the ebola crisis in GUINEA

Camara M, Bucheton B, Camara O, Camara M, Biéler S, Ndung’u J

Camara M

08.45 - 08.55

2.20 Inputs from new strategies to contribute to the elimination of  HAT: The case of the Mandoul Focus, Chad

M. Peka, S. M. Bainda, J. Darnas, T. Benadjim, G. Langarsou, R. Wang, P. Bessell, P. Albert, J. Ndung’u, A.Diarra, J.R. Franco.

M. Peka






08.55 - 09.05

2.21 Intensive passive surveillance for human african trypanosomiasis in

Delta State, Nigeria

Enwezor F.N.C, Dede, P.M, Ovbagbedia, P.R, Onwumah, U,Mamman, M, Igweh, A.C1,Anagbogu, Okeowo, P,Arugba, D, Otobo, E.S, Oseji, M. I, Biéler, S and Ndung’u, J.M.

Enwezor F.N.C

09.05 - 09.15

2.22 Geographic distribution of human african trypanosomiasis cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 2011 to 2015: Analysis of the HAT atlas data

Shampa chansy, Makabuza jacquies., Lumbala Crispin, MBO  Florent

Shampa chansy

09.15 - 09.25

2.23 Feasibility of HAT elimination by improving screening with innovative methods in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Mpanya A, Claeys Y, Fukisia A, Snijders R, Makabuza J,Tirados I,Torr S, Boelaert

M, Lutumba P, Lumbala C and Hasker E

Mpanya A

09.25 - 09.35

2.24  Integration  of  human  african  trypanosomiasis  into  basic  health

services, a scoping review

Mulenga P, Boelaert M, Chenge F, Lutumba P, Mukalay A , Lumbala C , Luboya O, Coppieters Y

Mulenga P

09.35 - 10.00



10.00 - 10.30

Health Break and Viewing of Posters





SESSION 4e: Control  and Surveillance Strategies


2.25  Implementing  human  african  trypanosomiasis  (HAT)  integrated passive Surveillance for the documentation of its elimination

Diarra A; Priotto G, Grout L, Franco JR

Diarra A


2.26 Intensified sleeping sickness elimination programme in South Sudan using an integrated strategy: Rolling out the communication strategy Bukachi SA, Mumbo AA, Alak, ACD, Sebit W, Rumunu J, Biéler S and Ndung’u JM

Bukachi SA


2.27 WHO network for HAT elimination. Update on a key element for the

elimination of the disease

Priotto G, Franco JR, Diarra A, Grout L.

Priotto G


2.28 Glossina and african animal trypanosomosis: Status for a one health approach in the fight against african human trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the Maro outbreak (Chad)

Brahim Guihini M; M. Peka; JB. Rayaisse ; I.Tirados; F. Courtin; H.M. Hassan; P. Solano; J. Darnas ; J. Rouamba

Brahim Guihini M


2.29 Transmission of sleeping sickness in the health zone  of Yassa Bonga

(Kwilu, Democratic Republic of Congo)


Philémon Mansinsa Diabakana


2.30 Tsetse control operations as an element of chronic HAT reduction in

Bandundu Province, DRC

Selby, Richard. Bessell, Paul.Tirados, Inaki. Hope, Andrew.Vander Kelen,

Catiane. Claeys, Yves. Hasker, Epco. Gimonneau, Geoffrey. Mpembele, Fabrice. Lumbala, Crispin. Lehane, Mike.Torr, Stephen.



2.31 Evaluation of community participation in vector control in the Democratic Republic of Congo (the case of Katanda and Kasansa health areas in eastern Kasaï Coordination)

Dr Crispin Lumbala, Patrice Kabangu, Dr Jullienne Tshiowa, Leon Ilunga,Trudon

Dr Crispin Lumbala

2.32 Understanding the dynamics of sleeping sickness through mathematical modelling

Kat Rock

Kat Rock

11.50- 12.20




SESSION 5a: Epidemiology

Theme 3: Animal African Trypanosomiasis


Moderator: Dr Sinkala

Rapporteur: Mbahin Norber








Key Note Presentation

The Progressive Control Pathway (PCP) for African Animal Trypanosomosis


Cecchi Giuliano





Lunch break


14.00 - 14.10

3.01 Developing an atlas of tsetse and african animal trypanosomosis for


Ciss M., Sall B, Seck M.T, Bouyer J, Cecchi G.

Ciss M

14.10 - 14.20

3.02 Parasitological prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis in Kubo Division of Kwale County of coastal: Baseline survey

Mbahin, N., Affognon, H., Andoke, J., Tiberius, M., Mbuvi, D., Otieno, J., Muasa, P., Saini, R.K.

Mbahin, N.,

14.20 - 14.30

3.03 Prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine trypanosomosis using conventional methods and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the Blue Nile State, Sudan

Khalda Abbass Elkhazeen, Rehab Ali Yagi, Dia Eldeen Ahmed Salih, Rihab Ali

Omer and Atif Elamin Abdelgadir

Khalda Abbass Elkhazeen

14.30 - 14.40

3.04 Prevalence of trypanosome infections in cattle and tsetse flies in the

Maasai Steppe, northern Tanzania

Mary Simwango, Anibariki Ngonyoka, Happiness Nnko, Linda P. Salekwa, Moses Ole-Neselle, Sharadhuli I. Kimera and Paul S. Gwakisa.

Mary Simwango

14.40 - 14.50

3.05 Study of bovine trypanosomosis in Say and Torodi Departments


M. Harouna, P. kone, A Hassane, Z. Bengaly

M. Harouna

14.50 - 15.00

3.06 Screening cattle as potential reservoirs of sleeping sickness around

Liwonde national park, Malawi,

Emmanuel Maganga, Chihiro Sugimato, John Chisi, Jenelisa Musaya, Edward

Senga, Peter Namabala, Gilson Njunga, Patrick Chikungwa

Emmanuel Maganga

15.00 - 15.10

3.07 Vectors and parasitological prevalence of african animal trypanosomosis in cattle in the Department of Djerem (Adamaoua - Cameroon)

Abah S., Njan Nloga A.M,Tchuengem Fohouo F. N.

Abah S

15.10- 15.20

3.08 Determination of the prevalence of african trypanosome species in indigenous dogs of Mambwe district, eastern Zambia, by loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Malimba Lisulo and Boniface Namangala

Malimba Lisulo

15.20- 15.30

3.09 The incrimination of three trypanosomes species in clinically affected

German-shepherd dogs in Sudan

Bashir Salim,Ehab Mossaad, Keisuke Suganuma

Bashir Salim

15.30 – 16.00



16.00 - 16.30

Health Break



SESSION 5b Diagnosis

16.30 – 16.40

3.10 Detection of re-emerging bovine trypanosomiasis in southern Zambia by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP)

Bukowa K M, Sugimoto C,  Simukoko H, Sinyangwe L, Chitambo H,  Mataa L, Moonga L, Fandumu P, Silawve V, Inoue N and Namangala B.

Bukowa K M

16.40 - 16.50

3.11 Utilization of crude and recombinant ELISAs  for serodiagnosis of camel trypanosomosis in Sudan

Ehab Mossaad, Bashir Salim, Keisuke Suganuma, Peter Musinguzi , Mohamed Adam Hassan , E.A. Elamin , G.E . Mohammed , Amel O. Bakhiet, Rawan A. Satti, Noboru Inoue

Ehab Mossaad

16.50 - 17.00

3.12  Repertoire  and  expression  of  variant  surface  glycoproteins  of

Trypanosoma evansi in experimentally infected Malaysian ponies

Elshafie, E. I, Sani, R. A, Sharma, R, Abubakar. A, Mahira,W.

Elshafie, E. I

17.00 -17.10

3.13 Assessment of virulence in Trypanosoma evansi isolates from camel

trypanosomiasis endemic regions

Grace Murilla, Christine M. Kamidi, Joanna Auma, Paul O. Mireji, Kariuki

Ndungu, Rosemary Bateta, Richard Kurgat, Collins Ouma and Serap Aksoy

Grace Murilla









Thursday 14th September 2017

SESSION 5c : Chemotherapy and drug resistance

08.15 – 08. 25

3.14 Drug quality analysis of isometamidium chloride hydrochloride and diminazene diaceturate in the framework of epidemiological surveillance network of chemoresistance to trypanocidal and acaricides in west Africa (RESCAO)

Somda  M.B, Bengaly Z, Zongo A,Vitouley H.S, Teko-Agibo A and Sidibe I

Somda M.B

08.25 – 08.35

3.15 Preliminary diagnosis on the goatsTrypanosoma vivax chemoresistance to aceturate diminazene and isometamidium chloride in the savanah region Boma S, Dao B, Bengaly Z AND Nuto Y

Boma S

08.35 – 08.45

3.16     Animal trypanosomosis in Togo in chemoresistance context

Talaki E, Dao B, Batawui K. B,Tchamdja E, Dayo G-K, Akoda  K

Talaki E,

08.45 – 09.00




SESSION 6 : Poster session


Discussions in the conference hall Moderator: Lamine Dia Rapporteur: Mbahin Norber


10.00 - 10.30

Health Break and viewing of posters



SESSION 7a: Biology

THEME 4 : Glossina Biology, Control and Eradication


Moderator: Rajinder Saini (7a),William Shereni (7b)

Rapporteur: Baba Sall



Key Note presentation

Maximizing  opportunities  for  integrated  tsetse  and  trypanosomiasis

control and elimination- Rajinder Saini

Rajinder Saini

10.50 -11.00



11.00 - 11.10

4.01 Molecular xenomonitoring of trypanosomes in tsetse for prioritizing

tsetse control in  sleeping sickness endemic areas in Tanzania

Hamis Nyingilili, Eugene Lyaruu, Idrisa Chuma, Imna Malele

Hamis Nyingilili

11.10 - 11.20

4.02 Increasing the toolbox for trypanosomiasis control : Exploring efficacy of metacyclic antigens for mammalian vaccines

Serap Aksoy, Amy F. Savage, Michelle O’Neill, Aurelien Vigneron, Brian L.Weiss

Serap Aksoy

11.20 - 11.30

4.03 Infection rates, genetic diversity and population structure of Trypanosoma brucei in Uganda: implications for the epidemiology of sleeping sickness and nagana

Richard Echodu, Mark Sistrom, Rosemary Bateta, Grace Murilla, Loyce Okedi, Serap Aksoy, Chineme Enyioha, John Enyaru, Robert Opiro, Elizabeth Opiyo, Calvin Owora,Wendy Gibson, Adalgisa Caccone

Richard Echodu

11.30 - 11.40

4.04 Trypanosoma infection modulates the expression of genes from field tsetse flies

Tsagmo Ngoune J. M, Njiokou F, Loriod B, Kame Ngasse G, Fernandez-Nunez N, Rioualen C, van Helden J, Geiger A.

Tsagmo Ngoune J. M

11.40 - 11.50

4.05 Eco distribution and preferred host of tsetse flies in sleeping sickness focus: interest for vector control

D. Berté, D. Kaba, F. Courtin, BTD Ta, S. Ravel, B. Bamoro, JB Rayaisse,V. Djohan,

M Koffi,V. Jamonneau, KE N’Goran and P. Solano

D. Berté

11.50 - 12.00

4.06  Age-Specific  Trypanosome  Infection  Rates  in  Tsetse  (Diptera: Glossinidae) as a Function of Season

John W. Hargrove and David Tsikire.

David Tsikire

12.00 - 12.10

4.07 Spatial distribution and trypanosome infection of tsetse flies in the

sleeping sickness focus of Zimbabwe in Hurungwe District

William Shereni, Neil E Anderson, Learnmore Nyakupinda and Giuliano Cecchi

Learnmore Nyakupinda

12.10 – 12.20

4.08 Multiple evolutionary origins of Trypanosoma evansi in Kenya

Christine Muhonja

Christine Muhonja






12.20 – 12.30

4.09 Tsetse symbiosis: infection prevalence and prospects for application in vector and disease control

Florence N.Wamwiri, Samuel O. Guya and Robert E. Changasi

Florence N.Wamwiri


4.10 The role of population genetics in guiding tsetse control programs, a

case of Glossina fuscipes in Uganda


12.40 - 13.00



13.00 - 14.00

Lunch Break





SESSION: Interactions with the environment

14.00 – 18.00

Visit to Victoria Falls, Livingstone Game Park, Boat Cruise etc


Session 7b: Control Friday 15th September 2017

08.15 – 08.25

4.11 Change in the tsetse and trypanosomiasis situation during the period

1987 to 2015 in a 1,800km2 area in eastern Zambia subjected to tsetse control with odour-baited targets from 1986 to 1999

Chilongo K1, Mweempwa C, Sikazindu J. and Chupa A

Chilongo K

08.25 - 08.35

4.12 Glossina palpalis gambiensis selects its larviposition sites

R. Ouedraogo, J.B Rayaisse, E. Salou, J. Bouyer and G. Gimonneau

G. Gimonneau

08.35 – 08.45

4.13  Responses  of  riverine  tsetse  (Glossina  fuscipes  fuscipes)  to

4-methylguaiacol and a blend of specific compounds in waterbuck (kobus defassa) odour at stationary visual attractive traps

Njelembo J Mbewe, Rajinder K Saini, Baldwyn Torto, Janet Irungu1, Abdullahi A Yusuf and Christian Pirk

Njelembo J Mbewe

08.45- 08.55

4.14 Evaluation of tsetse flies repellents prior to commercialisation and

mass release for use on management of trypanosomiasis in Kenya

Kabochi Samuel Kamau, Onyango Irene Awino, Masiga Daniel, Mwasia Peter, Njuguna Daniel Irungu, Ithondeka Peter,  Saini Kumar Rajinder

Kabochi Samuel Kamau

08.55- 09.05

4.15 Chemo-ecological and chemo-sensory responses in tsetse flies

Paul O. Mireji, Benson M. Wachira, Joy M. Kabaka, Sylvance O. Okoth, Grace M. Murilla, Margaret M. Ng’ang’a, Serap Aksoy, Ahmed Hassanali

Paul O. Mireji,

09.05 – 09.15

4.16 Sustainable application of live bait technology under the stamp out

sleeping sickness program of Uganda

Robert Mandela WANGOOLA and Charles WAISWA

Paul O. Mireji,


4.17 Tsetse and trypanosomiasis situation three years after aerial spraying

(SAT) in western Zambia

Mweempwa C, Chilongo K and Kgori PM


09. 25 - 10.00




Health Break



Side meeting: Manuscript Writing by PLOSNTD Open Access Journal




10.30- 11.30

Symposium : New Insights from Tsetse Biology for Evidence based HAT






Theme:5 Land Use Environment and Socio - economics



Moderator: Wisal Elnour M. Elhassan

Rapporteur: Lisette Kohagne


11.30- 11.50

Key Note Presentation

Impacts of land use, environment and climate changes on the dynamics of

T&T and derived socio-economic benefits

Joseph Maitima

11.50- 12.00



12.00 – 12.10

5.01 Trypanomosis as a constraint to goat production in Zambia: a review of available research based information in relation to prospects for increased goat production

Chonde, D, Chilongo K, and Mweempwa C.

Chonde, D






12.10 – 12.20

5.02 Developing effective public health care delivery policy advocacy communication strategies to empowers african communities for SDG 3 progress

Wilson Okaka, Jonathan Okecha, & Jennifer Apil

Wilson Okaka

12.20 – 12.30

5.03 Pastoralists knowledge, attitudes and practices of bovine trypanosomosis epidemiology and control in the blue nile state- the sudan Wisal Elnour M. Elhassan, Fayga Hussein Ballal, & A.H.A/Rahman

Fayga Hussein Ballal

12.30 – 12.40

5.04 Farmers’ perception on gains from the use of SAT for  tsetse and

trypanosomiasis control in western Zambia

C. Sakala, K. Chilongo,T. Q. Milasi, E,Mbozi

C. Sakala

12.40- 12.50

5.05 Impact of tsetse and trypanosomiasis control on household income in

Pate island of lamu county, Kenya

Seth Onyango, Pamela Olet, Sabina Mukoya-Wangia, Josiah Kinama

Seth Onyango

12.50- 13.00

5.06 Hidden dimensions of human-wildlife conflict: Do warthog activities provide refuge to tsetse flies during the dry season in Kubo South, Kenya? Irene A. Onyango, Michael N. Okal, Dan K. Masiga

Irene A. Onyango

13.00 – 13.10

5.07 Absolute zero – A history of   elimination aspirations for sleeping

sickness, 1945-present

Pete Kingsley and James Smith

Pete Kingsley

13.10- 13.20

5.08 Ensuring refugees are not left behind in sleeping sickness elimination

Jennifer Palmer, Okello Robert, Freddie Kansiime

Jennifer Palmer

13.20 – 13.30



13.30 - 14.30

Lunch Break





Moderator: Bruce Mukanda

Rapporteur: Gift Wanda






Closing Ceremony



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