Peste des petits ruminants


SMALL RUMINANT POPULATION (goat-sheep): 1.2 million - 3.15 million
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION FIRST/LAST OUTBREAK: First PPR occurrence was in 1980. Although the last occurrence of the disease was in 2006, sero-surveillance study conducted in 2016 and funded by FAO in cooperation with J.U.S.T shown 49% positivity in sheep and 50% in goat.
CONTROL ACTIVITIES: PPR vaccine is currently use in small ruminants every year using locally produced (JOVAC). 1,140,213 sheep and 259,037 goats vaccinated in 2016.