Peste des petits ruminants

Lao People's Democratic Republic

SMALL RUMINANT POPULATION (goat-sheep): 560.000 (data from FAOSTAT 2016)
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION FIRST/LAST OUTBREAK: No epidemiological evidence of presence of PPRV within the Country
CONTROL ACTIVITIES: No National Prevention and Control Plan for PPR is in place, Veterinary Law (2016) and Decree on animal diseases (2012) are the tools used for prevention and control of any animal disease including wild life. There is a plan of action that aim to obtain PPR-free status in 2017/2018.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 80% of livestock systemt is based on smallholder production.