Combatting avian influenza in Viet Nam, the 8-year-long collaboration in a book
18 May 2016

May 18, 2016. In 2004, Viet Nam poultry and human were heavily impacted by the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreaks, causing more than 60 human deaths and $45 million dollars of economic loss from dead poultries at its peak moment. read more...

Meat imports may undermine efforts to curb antimicrobial resistance
15 April 2016

The Alliance to Save our Antibiotics has called for an EU ban on routine antibiotic use in poultry, but conceded this may not be enough to protect public health. 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.

Zika: FAO Director-General says agency is ready to contribute to international efforts
9 February 2016

Rome - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in affected countries and reducing the risk of further international spread.

ASIA (China) Human Avian Influenza A HPAI H7N9
7 February 2016

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A (H7N9) in Shantou from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, making a total of 20 cases between December 21, 2015 and February 7, 2016.


WHO to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations
WHO statement, Thursday 28 January 2016

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan to convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on ‪‎Zika Virus‬. The Committee will meet on Monday 1 February 2016 in Geneva to ascertain whether the ‪‎Zika‬ outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.


Latest Ebola outbreak over in Liberia; West Africa is at zero, but new flare-ups are likely to occur
WHO, Thursday 14 January 2016

LIBERIA Today, WHO declares the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia and says all known chains of transmission have been stopped in West Africa. But the Organization says the job is not over, more flare-ups are expected and that strong surveillance and response systems will be critical in the months to come.


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