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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

    Animal health workers in Myanmar detected a strain of avian...
    20 March 2018
    In 2017, conflict in Iraq caused new displacements, while other...
    14 March 2018
    A United States-FAO partnership working to strengthen the capacity of...
    09 March 2018


    75percent of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are of animal origin
    60percent of all human pathogens are zoonotic
    31countries with improved animal health capacities
    4707professionals trained in one year


    Protecting people and animals from disease threats
    The United States Agency for International Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...
    07 March2018
    FAO China ECTAD Highlights, January 2018
    Highlights: Multi-sectors work together to strengthen agricultural collaboration under the Belt and Road Initiative Applying new technology ...
    31 January2018
    FAO China ECTAD Highlights, September 2017
    Highlights: FAO China ECTAD attendance at the H7N9 activities review meeting FAO China ECTAD participating in the ...
    09 October2017
    Progressive Control Pathway (PCP) for African Animal Trypanosomosis (AAT)
    Tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis is a lethal parasitic disease of humans and livestock. The disease severely limits ...
    23 July2017

    GHSA and EPT countries

    See the dynamic map of the GHSA and EPT programmes
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