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August 1, 2013

The CCPZ in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria hosted the first international conference on Rabies in West Africa and the inauguration of RIWA by the Honourable Minister of Health (Nigeria) at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan from 3rd to 7th of December, 2012.

RIWA 2012 (inaugural) conference drew experts from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe to set a road map for rabies elimination in selected communities in the sub-region.

Peer-reviewed selected papers from RIWA, 2012 are published in the journal of Epizootiology and Animal Health in West Africa, available online at

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Electronic and paper copies of full journal articles may be obtained from the Programme Office, Centre for Control and Prevention of Zoonoses, 101 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Farm Road, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria