ECTAD Vietnam Newsletter - September 2014 - February 2015

ECTAD Vietnam Newsletter - September 2014 - February 2015
Apr 2015

From December 3rd to 6th 2014, Animal Health officials and professionals from Viet Nam and China have reunited in Guangxi Province, China at the 3rd China-Viet Nam cross border meeting to improve information sharing about the animal health situation on each side of the border and to disucss innovative ways to prevent diseases crossing the border with animals.

During the workshop, participants exchanged information on the disease status and risk pathways for Vietnam and Southern China focusing on Influenza A H5N1 & H7N9, Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Government counterparts shared experiences in enhancing biosecurity, surveillance, and value chain analysis as well as considering development of safer movement pathways between China and Viet Nam for livestock and livestock products.