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Regional Launch of the Emerging Pandemic Threats programme

click to enlargeFebruary 2016
In presence of local stakeholders from Egyptian ministries and organisations, FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa launched today the new phase of the Emerging Pandemic Threats programme. This programme, financed by USAID, will cover several countries in Africa, Asia and Near East. The programme, launched for a period of 5 years (2015-2019), is aimed at building and strengthening basic capacity in animal health to detect early and respond rapidly to emerging disease crises threatening animal and human health. Three countries from the Near East and North Africa region will benefit from the programme, namely Egypt, Jordan and Sudan, in addition to Ethiopia and Kenya from East Africa sub-region...[Read more]

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