First phase of PPR global eradication effort taking shape

FAO and OIE conclude successful peer review expert meeting to gather feedback on workplan for first five year programme for PPR eradication

14 July 2016. The first five-year phase of the global programme to eradicate Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) has taken a step closer to finalization, following a two day strategy session (11-12 July) at FAO’s Rome headquarters that brought together animal health experts, government representatives, livestock professionals and other stakeholders from around the world Read more...

Livestock-related interventions during emergencies: A technical manual is now available

13 July 2016. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide depend on livestock for their livelihoods. Livestock is particularly important as a source of food and income in some of the areas most affected by natural and human-induced disasters, whether it is in Sub-Saharan Africa or the Near East for example Read more...

As H5N1 spreads in West and Central Africa FAO calls for increased vigilance

13 July 2016. Cameroon becomes latest country in region to detect virulent bird flu. Countries across West and Central Africa are on alert as the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1continues to spread across the region, with Cameroon becoming the latest African country to detect the disease. The strain can infect and cause death in humans and kills poultry at a high rate Read more...

26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP 2017), 4-8 Spet. 2017

Villager dies of Congo fever
TNN | 12 February 2016

Rajkot: A 40-year-old man from Gondal taluka's Shivrajgadh village has posthumously tested positive for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), commonly known as Congo fever.

Talks with new head of World Organisation for Animal Health
11 February 2016

Focus on joint work FAO-OIE initiatives, FAO Director-General with OIE Director-General, Monique Eloit. 11 February 2016, Rome - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today met the newly appointed World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Director-General, Monique Eloit, for talks that focused on ongoing joint initiatives to stem transboundary animal diseases and high impact ones that can affect human health directly.


Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious health risk to humans and animals in the EU and beyond.
11 February 2016

Antimicrobial resistance poses a serious health risk to humans and animals in the EU and beyond. European bodies are working together to tackle this problem. Mike Catchpole (from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), Ernesto Liebana (from the European Food Safety Authority) and Hans-Georg Eichler (European Medicine Agency) explain what AMR is and illustrate the work done by the three sister agencies.

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