u2200e.jpg (10727 bytes)Guidelines for strengthening animal health services in developing countries

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Rome, 1991

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: General principles of animal health services

Policy, strategies and priorities
Standards and norms

Chapter 3: Objectives and functions

Development of animal health and production
Protection of human health
Protection of animals

Chapter 4: Organization and management

Central directorate
Field services
Import/export and quarantine control
Distribution of veterinary products and equipment
Veterinary laboratories
Model organograms

Chapter 5: Human resources

Personnel planning
Status of animal health personnel
Education and training

Chapter 6: Planning: financial management and evaluation


Chapter 7: Animal disease emergency planning

The national animal disease emergency plan
Preparation of a plan
Emergency disease diagnosis
Emergency vaccination
Training for emergencies

Chapter 8: Legislation

Legal powers
Notifiable diseases
Veterinary inspection
Drug control
Veterinary council
Veterinary public health

Chapter 9: Animal health information

National reporting
International reporting

Chapter 10: Animal health and the environment

Animal health and ecological implications
Use of veterinary products
Use of pesticides
Presence of toxic residues in animal products

Chapter 11: International cooperation

Bilateral cooperation
Regional and global cooperation

Annex 1A: Model organogram for animal health services

Annex 1B: Model organogram for animal health and production services

Annex 2: Number of livestock and veterinary personnel in developing countries

Annex 3: Reference centres

Part I
Part II

Annex 4: International reporting procedures

Annex 5: Contents of the emergency operations manual (set of documents)

Annex 6: International and regional organizations

International organizations
Selected regional organizations