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Five action packages
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Biosafety and biosecurity
  • National laboratory systems
  • Workforce development
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • EPT

    Four projects
  • Avian influenza
  • MERS
  • Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050
  • Emergency Stockpile

    Established in 2007, World Rabies Day raises awareness of the...
    11 November 2019
    Intersectoral collaborations between the animal and human health sectors to...
    26 September 2019
    In Ghana, early and rapid reporting and notification of animal...
    26 August 2019


    75percent of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are of animal origin
    60percent of all human pathogens are zoonotic
    35countries with improved animal health capacities
    4707professionals trained in one year


    FAO ECTAD China Highlights November 2019
    Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the FAO Regional Procurement training FAO China ECTAD attendance at the ...
    27 January2020
    FAO ECTAD China Highlights October 2019
    Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the Regional Consultation for the Development of the Emerging Pandemic ...
    17 December2019
    Protecting people and animals from disease threats
    The United States Agency for International Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...
    27 October2019
    FAO ECTAD China Highlights August 2019
    Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the the Inception Workshop for the FAO Regional Technical Cooperation ...
    17 October2019

    GHSA and EPT countries

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