- SAS/DRIE, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- Animal diseases, Behaviour of hosts, infectious agents, or vectors, Disease Ecology/Evolution, Ecology of hosts, infectious agents, or vectors, Epidemiology, Geography of infectious diseases, Population dynamics of hosts, infectious agents, or vectors, Vectors, Zoonoses
- recommender, manager
Areas of expertise
Fabrice Courtin is a Geographer working on dynamic of human settlement due to demographic growth and climate change in SubSaharan African, and their consequences on landscape and HAT/tsetse distribution, and vector borne diseases in general. He is the Director North of the International Joint Laboratory on Vector Borne Diseases (LAMIVECT), that involved 7 institutions from France, Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire, which developped a One Health approach (Human, Animal, Environmental approach). He has built three geographical methods in the aim to help control of HAT : the georeferenced census of population in HAT focus, the spatial follow-up of HAT cases, the Identification of Villages at Risk (IVR) of HAT. These methods are implemented on the field by several national control program against HAT, with the support of WHO. He has also been involved in tsetse control in several focus of Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad. He is now the representative of IRD in Burkina Faso.