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TWO KEY PROGRAMMES

GHSA

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
  • LATEST STORIES

    Without an intervention, more animals, which are a source of...
    03 August 2020
    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...
    20 July 2020

    IN NUMBERS

    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

    DOCUMENTS

    COVID-19 1_Screen Shot 2020-07-16 at 12.40.54 PM.png Coordinating from an animal health perspective during a human pandemic
    An animal health incident coordination group covering COVID-19 For people around the world at high risk ...
    16 July2020
    FAO EMC-AH Incident Coordination Groups
    This 2-pager presents the Incident Coordination Groups (ICGs) activated and led by FAO’s Emergency Management ...
    05 June2020
    FAO ECTAD China Highlights December 2019
    Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Project on Transboundary Animal Disease Control ...
    13 March2020
    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

    GHSA and EPT countries

    See the dynamic map of the GHSA and EPT programmes
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