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Techno-Dagency September 20, 2021

Annual RESCAM meeting : Strengthening animal disease surveillance in Cameroon.

The specific objectives of the meeting were to assess the level of implementation of the recommendations from the previous year’s RESCAM coordination meeting; to present, review, enrich and validate the annual animal disease surveillance report for the year 2023; and to evaluate existing animal health surveillance tools such as plans, methods, case definitions, active surveillance, community-based surveillance and laboratory tools.

In addition, participants had the opportunity to present and analyze RESCAM performance indicators and validate the case definition manual for priority diseases. The use of the CAHIS web application to collect rabies surveillance and vaccination data in the RACE pilot zones was also evaluated.