Toamasina


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Toamasina

(ˈtəʊməˈsinə)
n
(Placename) a port in E Madagascar, on the Indian Ocean: the country's chief commercial centre. Pop: 198 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1979): Tamatave

To•a•ma•si•na

(ˌtoʊ ə məˈsi nə)
n.
a seaport on E Madagascar. 230,000.
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The previous outbreak of CHIKV infection in Madagascar in 2006 in the Toamasina region occurred in conjunction with DENV infection.
Holotype: [male] MADAGASCAR: (1) "MADAGASCAR / Toamasina Province / 7 km SE of Andasibe National Park / headquarters / 08.
The itinerary includes two day stopovers in Mauritius and Mahe (Seychelles), and one-day calls at Mombasa (Kenya), Mayotte, Nosy Be (Madagascar), Toamasina (Madagascar) and Reunion.
The airport in Toamasina, Madagascar was closed on Saturday (7 October) to stop an exiled opposition leader from returning before a deadline to register for a presidential election.
Stop Sida Activites IEC, educateur pairs, Toamasina,
Type locality: "Madagascar: Toamasina Province, 7 km SE of Andasibe National Park" (HT [female] CAS).
Through its offices in the capital city, Antananarivo, and in the main seaport, Toamasina, the Shipping Business Unit now has an established presence on the island state in the fields of transport logistics (SOTAM), shipping agency/liner services (IFM) and courier services (Madcourrier/UPS).
Holotype: MADAGASCAR: Ambatondrazaka district, Toamasina town, Mangalaza (17[degrees]18'32.
Traffic conditions in Antananarivo should improve in a couple of years with the Japanese-financed construction of a road bypassing the capital and links to the national roads between the capital and the South on the one hand, and the capital and the main harbour, Toamasina, on the other.
An outbreak of dengue-like syndrome occurred in Toamasina from January through March 2006.
The six provinces are Antananarivo, Mahajanga, Antsiranana, Toamasina, Fianarantsoa, and Toliary.
From these provinces, we isolated 288 strains; by contrast, from the three other provinces (Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, and Toamasina, located on the east coast), 63 strains were isolated.