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East Africa sets out regional plan to fight Rift Valley fever
 - 10/09/2018 - Leading experts in animal health and public health from 11 countries developed a regional plan of action against the Rift Valley fever outbreak in East Africa at a high-level meeting ...read more

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Countries reaffirm political will to globally eradicate peste des petits ruminants
 - 10/09/2018 - Over 45 countries today renewed their commitment to globally eradicate by 2030, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the death of millions of ...read more
Risk of African swine fever spreading from China to other Asian countries
 - 28/08/2018 - The rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China, and its detection in areas more than one thousand kilometres apart within the country, could mean the deadly pig virus ...read more
Drought exacerbates situation for conflict-affected farmers in Afghanistan
 - 15/08/2018 - Afghanistan is experiencing one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies. Ongoing conflict, natural disasters, internal displacement and cross-border movements continue to increase food insecurity. This year, farmers are also suffering ...read more
FAO and the Government of Indonesia target five markets to reduce risk of avian influenza
 - 23/07/2018 - Between 2005 and 2017, 200 human cases of avian influenza occurred in Indonesia, causing 168 fatalities (WHO). The Greater Jakarta Area recorded the highest number of cases, which could be due ...read more
FAO organizes its third Africa ECTAD regional meeting in Egypt
 - 11/07/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) Programme held its 3rd Africa-wide regional meeting in Cairo, Egypt from 2 to ...read more
FAO and USAID join hands with Government to fight rabies in Moshi
 - 04/07/2018 - Tanzania loses an estimated 1 500 people to rabies every year, a zoonotic disease that is caused by a bite from infected dogs primarily, but also cats or some wild ...read more
FAO and China enter agreement to limit animal disease in Southeast Asia
 - 03/07/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has entered into a three-way partnership with China and five other countries in Southeast Asia to limit the spread of ...read more
FAO regional training aims to improve access to new tool for assessment of laboratories and AMR surveillance systems
 - 17/05/2018 - Life saving medicines fail when bacteria become resistant to them, so countries are racing to battle these ‘bad bugs’ through improved surveillance systems to protect animals, people and livelihoods. Without ...read more
Ethiopia evaluates its animal health surveillance system
 - 04/05/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the Government of Ethiopia through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources (MoALR), has conducted an animal ...read more
Stopping Avian Influenza in Togo
 - 02/05/2018 - Imagine an outbreak of a disease that wipes out your livestock and livelihood in a matter of days, and there is no laboratory in the country that can quickly detect ...read more
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