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Combatting avian influenza in Viet Nam, the 8-year-long collaboration in a book

18 May 2016 ľ In 2004, Viet Nam poultry and human were heavily impacted by the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks, causing more than 60 human deaths and $45 million dollars of economic loss from dead poultries at its peak moment...[More]


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16 May 2016
Government and FAO Urge Public to Stay Alert for Bird Flu >>>

13 May 2016
FAO epidemiological assessment mission
and national stakeholder meeting to help Nigeria eradicate highly pathogenic avian
influenza >>>

06 May 2016
La FAO organise une consultation nationale pour la formulation de la composante FAO du programme EPT-2 financÚ par lĺUSAID
(only in French) >>>

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Key documents

Adressing avian influenza A(H7N9)

Qualitative risk assessment update (April 2014) >>>

Risk management along the food chain >>>

Surveillance guidelines for uninfected countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia
(November 2013) >>>

Laboratory protocols and algorithms (June 2013) >>>

Guidelines for risk communication messaging (September 2015) >>>

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Other relevant publications

Biosecurity for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI): Issues and options >>>

Biosecurity guide for live poultry markets >>>

Economic analysis of animal diseases >>>

Strengthening Regional Laboratory Networks in Africa and Asia >>>

Rational use of vaccination for control and prevention of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza >>>

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From FAO-EMPRES-i website

Frequently Asked Questions

(H7N9 dedicated FAO section)


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