Who We are
The Centre for Control and Prevention of Zoonoses (CCPZ) is an international hub for training, research and service in the surveillance of human-animal diseases in West Africa. CCPZ trains people to identify the causal agents, associated risk factors and promotes the containment of diseases at the human-animal-environment interface. CCPZ training curricula are at the levels of certificate of participation, Master of Science in Epizootiology and Doctor of the Philosophy. CCPZ’s mission is to train a critical mass of highly skilled personnel in surveillance, control and prevention of emerging, endemic and neglected human-animal diseases in West Africa. CCPZ is a collaboration between higher education institutions with the government and grassroots of the sub-region to improve postgraduate programmed for surveillance of human-animal diseases in West Africa.