Animal health

10/01/2018

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) or sheep and goat plague is a highly contagious animal disease affecting small ruminants. An estimated 300 million families who rely on small ruminants...

10/01/2018

This video series, developed with the generous funding support of World Animal Protection, provides a practical guide on humane capture and handling of dogs for rabies vaccination.

10/01/2018

This video series, developed with the generous funding support of World Animal Protection, provides a practical guide on humane capture and handling of dogs for rabies vaccination.

10/01/2018

This video series, developed with the generous funding support of World Animal Protection, provides a practical guide on humane capture and handling of dogs for rabies vaccination.

10/01/2018

This video, produced in 2018, documents the experiences that livestock farmers went through when rinderpest was a great challenge, and the benefits following rinderpest eradication.

10/01/2018

The AMR video was produced to raise awareness on antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use among Chinese-speaking stakeholders in the livestock sector.

10/01/2018

A United States-FAO partnership working to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to manage outbreaks of diseases in farm animals has, in just 12 months, succeeded in training over...

10/01/2018

The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) recently carried out an evaluation of FAO’s work on transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases and food safety threats.

10/01/2018

The conflict in South Sudan has had a significant impact on livestock production, with an estimated real loss of between USD 3.35 and USD 5.08 billion in gross domestic production attributed to the sector.

10/01/2018

La vidéo décrit la menace que représente la Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) à la sécurité alimentaire, aux moyens d'existence et aux perspectives économiques dans les pays affectés...

10/01/2018

The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) Viet Nam has worked closely with Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to develop the Viet Nam Information Animal Health System (VAHIS).

10/01/2017

On Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Global Eradication Programme - Interview with Bouna Diop, Secretary to the FAO/OIE PPR Global Secretariat.

10/01/2017

Public health and sustainable food production are facing a serious global threat today: the increasing spread of Antimicrobial Resistance.

10/01/2017

The film shows the activity of animal health workers who actively engage in Rabies campaign to the elementary school students, and showing how the children understand and apply the campaign in their life.

10/01/2017

Felix Njeumi, Programme Coordinator (FAO), speaks about the Peste des Petits Ruminants Global Eradication Programme, its main activities and purposes.

10/01/2017

As most of the recent human pandemics such as EBOLA, MERS CO-V or Avian Influenza, originated in animals, this video explains why animal health intervention is crucial in preventing emerging pandemic threats.

10/01/2017

The discovery and production of vaccines was a major breakthrough in efforts to protect people and animals from infectious diseases.

10/01/2017

Antimicrobial Resistance or AMR is a global threat. An estimated 700,000 people die from resistant infections every year. Antimicrobial Resistance is, perhaps, an ultimate example of the importance of the One Health concept...

10/01/2017

FAO’s chief veterinary officer, Juan Lubroth, discusses the spillover of PPR from domestic animals in Mongolia to Saiga antelope, warning that many more of the endangered animals may die.