Regional Animal Health Bulletin FIFTH EDITION

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2016
Type: Bulletin


This edition of the regional bulletin focuses mainly on the disease situation in IGAD countries during 2015; Development of bilateral agreements by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somaliland and Somalia to support harmonization and coordination of veterinary activities in cross-border areas; Strengthening disease recognition and reporting in cross-border areas as a means to improve passive surveillance; Rolling out Standard Operating Procedures for epidemiological investigations and laboratory testing for country-level implementation within the Greater Horn of Africa; Launching the Regional Network for Quarantines; NEALCO membership drive and awareness campaigns; and NEALCO Benchmarking visit to feedlots and slaughterhouse in South Africa and Botswana.