FAO ECTAD China Highlights July 2019

FAO ECTAD China Highlights July 2019
Aug 2019

Highlight:

  • The 7th Veterinary Epidemiology for Executives (FETPV-E) workshop successfully held in Chengdu
    Under the framework of the China Field Epidemiology Training Program for Veterinarians (CFETPV), the 7th Veterinary Epidemiology for Executives (FETPV-E) was organized in Chengdu, Sichuan Province from 17 July to 19 July 2019. With theme of “Using Veterinary Epidemiology for Successful Animal Disease Zoning/Compartmentalization Implementation”, the objectives of the Workshop were to a) enhance senior government officials’ understanding on the role of veterinary epidemiology in support of the design and implementation of effective disease control strategies, including zoning and compartmentalization; b) identify the main epidemiological methods needed for successful implementation of zoning and compartmentalization in China; c) propose a strategy for potential implementation of zoning and compartmentalization in the context of prevention and control of ASF in China.