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November 9, 2011

© Lenny Hogerwerf

Pest of small ruminants:
Need to broaden the focus

The pest of small ruminants is a good candidate for global disease eradication, but probably not the next target. Some caution against focusing on one pathogen at a time, warning there's a need to address multiple diseases at once to break the single-focus precedent set by the eradication of rinderpest. [...]

Investigating the role of bats in emerging zoonoses: Balancing ecology, conservation and public health interests [PDF]
Challenges of animal health information systems and surveillance for animal diseases and zoonoses [PDF]
Molecular genetic characterization of animal genetic resources [PDF]
Wealth index mapping in the Horn of Africa [PDF]
Dairy Development in Pakistan and Kazakhstan
World Livestock 2011 – Livestock in food security
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veterinary ©FAO/Liana Miuccio
International Meeting on Health Risks at the Human-Animal-Ecosystems Interface.
FAO will participate in an international meeting on "Health Risks at the Human-Animal-Ecosystems Interfaces." Animal influenzas, antimicrobial resistance and rabies will be used as a basis for discussions on how international coordination and response have improved to safeguard human health and livelihoods by tackling disease threats at source: where humans, animals, and ecosystems meet... [...]

8-10 November > Bangkok, Thailand
Regional Tripartite Workshop on Zoonoses
8-11 November > Bali, Indonesia
TEPHINET Bi-Regional Conference
15-17 November > Mexico City, Mexico
High Level Technical Meeting on Health Risks at the Human-Animal-Ecosystems Interfaces
21-25 November > Tehran, Iran
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Regional Commission meeting
23-25 November > Panama City, Panama
XI Reunión de la CODEGALAC México, Centroamérica, Cuba y República Dominicana

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International Conference:
Scientific Developments and Technical Challenges in the Progressive Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) in South Asia
Video on animal welfare
EuFMD: training materials



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