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2010

Emergency assistance for the prevention and detection of priority livestock infectious diseases in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Titre : Emergency assistance for the prevention and detection of priority livestock infectious diseases in Afghanistan

Code du projet : OSRO/AFG/005/USA

Pays : Afghanistan

Localisation : select 18 provinces.

Durée : 15/12/2010-31/10/2011

Partenaires  : The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Donneur : United States of America

Objectif  : To provide a robust estimation of the prevalence of brucellosis in comparison to other causes of small ruminant abortions and stillbirths.

Activités
1. Training of field veterinarians in performing necropsies of aborted or stillborn ruminants and proper sample collection, as well as appropriate biosafety handling and packing of samples for shipment to the central laboratory in Kabul.
2. Training of the Central Veterinary Diagnostic and Research Laboratory (CVDRL) staff in proper diagnostic procedures to identify the bacteria involved with minimal risk of self-infections.
3. Technical assistance provided to the epidemiologists in data information management from the field and laboratory.
4. Procurement and distribution of diagnostic and surveillance equipment, as well as maintenance of laboratory equipment.

Bénéficiaires : 770 sheep and goat owners in 18 provinces where the prevalence of the disease was detected, and 400 owners from three districts in Bamyan Province as beneficiaries of the vaccination campaign.

Contribution : USD 400 000

Présentation : FAO en situations d’urgence

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