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Launch of a cattle vaccination campaign against symptomatic anthrax
 - 20/02/2019 - FAO, in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, has launched a cattle vaccination campaign in the provinces of Kwilu and Kwango in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...read more

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FAO and Denmark work together to improve the food security and nutrition in Afghanistan
 - 03/02/2019 - The Kingdom of Denmark through the Royal Danish Embassy in Kabul and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to provide emergency assistance to ...read more
New hygiene certification system in poultry hatcheries in Vietnam
 - 31/01/2019 - Policy change requires the support from all levels of stakeholders, starting from the grass-root level to the decision-making authorities. With the financial aid from United States Agency for International Development ...read more
Towards developing FAO’s guidance on Animal Health Emergency Operations Centres – first milestone achieved
 - 14/01/2019 - The Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) held its first technical working group meeting to produce a framework for establishing Animal Health Emergency Operations Centres (AH-EOC). A project funded ...read more
Responding to animal disease outbreaks with risk communication in Myanmar
 - 30/11/2018 - During an animal disease outbreak, consumers may be in danger of consuming infectious goods. However untrue unscientific rumours may arise. Consequently, farmers may fail to take appropriate action to prevent ...read more
EMC-AH new way of working endorsed
 - 27/11/2018 - The Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) Twelfth Steering Committee endorsed the Centre’s new way of working – supporting the implementation of its Strategic Action Plan 2018–2022. The Steering Committee ...read more
First FAO ISAVET training programme held in Uganda
 - 26/11/2018 - The first cohort of trainees for the FAO In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology (ISAVET) Programme recently completed Part I of the training course to enhance capacity of African countries, including Uganda, ...read more
Diagnosis of animal diseases improved with laboratory renovated by FAO in Guinea
 - 19/11/2018 - The Central Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Conakry, Guinea was officially inaugurated on 14 November 2018, following renovations by FAO, funded by the United States Agency for International Development. The recent ...read more
Raising awareness of zoonotic diseases to ensure safe meat
 - 16/11/2018 - Insanitary conditions in abattoirs and unsafe sale of meat for human consumption in markets is a major issue of concern in Ghana. In order to improve the safety of meat ...read more
Preparing for potential avian influenza outbreaks in Mali and Senegal
 - 15/11/2018 - The threat of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) infection is present in Mali and Senegal. To prepare for the emergence of potential HPAI outbreaks, FAO’s Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal ...read more
World Rabies Day WhatsApp group mobilizes veterinarians
 - 14/11/2018 - A total of 10 000 dogs were vaccinated as part of a mass campaign on World Rabies Day (28 September) in Senegal. This five-fold increase on last year was thanks ...read more
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