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September 19, 2013

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Bird flu could re-emerge in upcoming flu season

International experts recommend vigilance and promote targeted surveillance, market restructuring to fight H7N9, H5N1 and other threats
FAO has issued a new warning to the international community that avian influenza viruses H7N9 and H5N1 continue to pose serious threats to human and animal health, especially in view of the upcoming flu season. FAO and USAID stress that more work is required. In the short term this includes continued, targeted surveillance and trace back throughout the production and marketing system, contingency planning and compensation scheme development. [...]

  in action
coverCassava as animal feed in Ghana: past, present and future
  from the field
coverLivestock markets - a solution to food security in upper Eastern Kenya
cover18 Latin America and Caribbean countries adopt the FAO roadmap to eradicate classical swine fever in spanish
Goats FAO and OIE working group building global strategy for Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)
Participants to the workshopFAO-APHCA delegates urge FAO to form an Asia-Pacific Animal Feed Network
Veterinarians and Laboratory DiagnosticiansIAEA and FAO help Member States detect deadly avian influenza

logoLet’s move up the livestock sector in the food security agenda! Participate in the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) [read the instructions]


17-20 September > Prague, Czech Republic
31th World Veterinary Congress
20-23 September > Bra, Italy
Cheese 2013
23-25 September > Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
6th Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress
23-27 September > Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
OHCEA First International One Health Conference
26 September
One Health Country Case Studie: an FAO-OHCEA Workshop

From decentralized offices
Asia and Pacific - Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD-RAP) Newsletter: May-June 2013
China HPAI highlights
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World Rabies Day

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