bandera-espanaAfter 30 years of the first edition of the course and in the framework of the 80 Anniversary of the institute of Tropical Medicine, the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and its Vector of the Institute of Tropical Medicine/MINSAP, the Cuban Society of Microbiology and Parasitology, the Cuban Ministry of Health and PAHO-WHO announce the 15th edition of the Dengue International Course, in this occasion facing Zika and Chikungunya to be held from 7th-18th August 2017.

During the course, the regional and global dengue, zika, chikungunya and yellow fever epidemiological situation will be updated. Topics related to the clinical management, vector control, the main scientific advances in pathogenesis, vaccines and antiviral development, new vector control tools, the influence of the host genetic as well as the genetic of the vector and the viruses, emergency control, new international initiatives for arbovirus control and prevention among other interesting and important topics will be discussed.


We invite those interested in the topic (physicians, virologists, immunologists, sociologists, epidemiologists, entomologists, health managers, among others) along with professors from several prestigious national and international institutions to debate on the most relevant and updated aspects of these diseases.

The official languages of the Course: Spanish and English.  Translation in both languages will be available during theoretical sessions.

Download the program of the XV International Dengue Course