sexta-feira, 25 de janeiro de 2013

Veterinary Public Health E-Bulletin

ASIA (Nepal) Avian Influenza HPAI H5N1
Four outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported from Gandaki region of Nepal in commercial broiler farms. […]
USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories has confirmed low pathogenic H5 from a live bird market in New York. […]
AFRICA (Zimbabwe) Human Anthrax
20 cases have been confirmed and 16 others are said to be at risk of the infection from anthrax by the consumption of infected meat, according to records at Rusape General Hospital. […]
ASIA (China) Avian Influenza LPAI H5N2
Two new outbreaks of LPAI H5N2 have been reported in two different farms in P’eng Hu and Miao-Li regions. […]
EUROPE (Denmark) Avian Influenza HPAI H7
Subclinical infection with HPAI H7 has been detected in wild mallards that were shot down in December 12. […]
The blood cultures from a 66 year old man admitted to a hospital in New York have been  identified as due to Brucella abortus that is believed to have been contracted from consumption of cheese brought from Ecuador. […]
NORTH AMERICA (Mexico) Avian Influenza HPAI H7N3
Mexico has reported two new outbreaks of HPAI among layer hens in the state of Jalisco. […]
ASIA (Bhutan) Avian Influenza HPAI H5N1
From 19 to 30 December 2012, 18 free-ranging birds died in a backyard in Dagana and were confirmed to have been infected by HPAI H5N1. […]
EUROPE (Italy) Trichinellosis
Twenty six cases of Trichinellosis have been reported from Tuscany in a hunter family from the consumption of uncooked sausages of wild boar. […]
EUROPE (Slovakia) Rabies
A perished wild red fox found in the area of Petrova village near the border with Poland tested positive to Rabies. […]

To view reported cases of animal diseases visit the EMPRES-I website
EMPRES-i is a global animal health information system of the FAO's EMPRES programme that focuses on the user need to easily find and collect in one place all the information available for animal health and transboundary animal diseases. EMPRES-i compiles, stores and verifies animal diseases outbreaks data (including zoonoses) from numerous sources (e.g. FAO representatives, FAO reports, OIE reports, official government, European Commission, FAO reference centres and laboratories) for early warning and risk analysis.
January 21, 2013. Investigations are continuing into the horsemeat scandal that has engulfed the UK and Irish markets following the discovery of horse DNA in frozen burgers. […]
January 17, 2013. Mexico’s food safety services have set up a voluntary programme to encourage the production of beef free from the feed additive Clenbuterol. […]
January 2, 2013. A new real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) system offers a “promising method” for testing for shiga toxin-producing E.coli (STEC) in food samples, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). […]
Uganda: Health Ministry Declares Luweero District Ebola Free
January 16, 2013. The health ministry has declared an end to the Ebola outbreak that was reported in Luweero District last November. […]
Yale researchers discover new tick-borne disease in Connecticut
January 16, 2013. A new tick-borne infection, similar to Lyme disease, has been found in humans in this region for the first time, according to researchers at the Yale schools of Public Health and Medicine. […]
January 3, 2013. The US has passed new regulations in a bid to improve the traceability of livestock moving between states. […]
Call for Abstracts – World Veterinary Congress 2013
The Scientific Committee invites authors to submit abstracts to be considered for inclusion in the programme. Abstract submission deadline - March 31, 2013 […]
Call for Abstracts – ECAWBM
The 3rd annual meeting of European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine will be conducted from 26th to 29th 2013 at Lisbon, Portugal. Deadline for submitting abstracts: 15th April 2013 [...]

February 15-18, 2013. International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2013), Vienna, Austria […]
February 18-22, 2013. International Sheep Veterinary Congress 2013, Rotorua, New Zealand […]
February 25 – March 1, 2013MISMS Research Workshop on Influenza at the animal-human interface, Padua, Italy […]
February 27-28, 2013. 2nd International Congress of Large Animal Practitioners  (ICLAP 2013) at Tehran, Iran […]
March 7-8, 2013. 2nd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses, Dublin, Ireland […]
March 13-15, 2013. OIE Global Conference on the prudent use of antimicrobial agents for animals, Paris, France. […]
April 13-14, 2013. Global Health and Innovation Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA […]
May 8-11, 2013. International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, Vienna, Austria […]
May 27-31, 2013. Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (CAVEPM) 2013 Conference at Saskatoon, Canada […]
August 14-17, 2013.  Second International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI):  One Health for Sustainable Development […]
August 25-29, 2013. AITVM 2013 International conference "The livestock-human-wildlife interface”
Challenges in urban livestock production and extensive farming/conservation systems[…]
September 17-20, 2013. World Veterinary Congress, Prague, Czech Republic […]
September 25-28, 2013. 9th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition, Harare, Zimbabwe […]
September 2013. International Symposium on problems of Listeriosis, Goa, India[…]
April 2-5, 2014. 16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID), Cape Town, South Africa […]

1. AGA e-newsletter. To receive regular updates by email on all issues relating FAO's work on animal production and health, subscribe to the AGA e-newsletter. It contains information on upcoming events, publications, programme activities, articles and press releases [Click here to subscribe]
2. FAOAIDEnews 84 […]
3. EMPRES Transboundary Animal Diseases Bulletin No. 41 – 2012 […]
4. EMPRES H5N1 HPAI Global Overview January – March 2012 […]
5. FAO Animal Production and Health Division e-newsletter 54 […]
6. H3N2v and Other Influenza Epidemic Risk Based on Age-Specific Estimates of Sero-Protection and Contact Network Interactions […]
7. Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Surveillance at Live Poultry Markets, Cambodia, 2011 […]
8. Ebola Virus Antibodies in Fruit Bats, Bangladesh […]
9. Sustaining the drive to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases[…]
10. Beyond milk, meat, and eggs: Role of livestock in food and nutrition security […]
11. A one health perspective on HPAI H5N1 in the Greater Mekong sub-region […]
12. Rift Valley Fever and a New Paradigm of Research and Development for Zoonotic Disease Control […]
13. Microevolution of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Viruses Isolated from Humans, Egypt, 2007–2011 […]
14. Seroprevalence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Bulgaria […]
15. Sheep-to-Human Transmission of Orf Virus during Eid al-Adha Religious Practices, France […]

Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine
The school of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California offers a professional degree, the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) […]
Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Programme
The Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Laboratory Fellowship Program, sponsored by APHL and CDC, trains and prepares scientists for careers in public health laboratories and supports public health initiatives related to infectious disease research. The application deadline for the 2013 program is February 8, 2013.[…]
Cambridge online e-learning institute
Online Certificate in Animal Welfare […]
Massey University
Comprehensive and flexible distance courses are available through the Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM) at Massey University. Enrolments are now open for 2013.[…]
Advanced course in Current and Future Diagnostic Methodologies in Animal Health at Zaragosa, Spain, 14-18 January 2013 - The course is jointly organized by the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the Animal Production and Health Division, and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE),  and will take place at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza. […]   
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health (in English) from September to July 2013-14 – Scholarships are available for students from developing countries and European Union. Closing date 1-3-2013 […]
University of Minnesota
Engaging Intergovernmental Organisations 2013 is a week long intensive preofessional development programme for mid and senior level government officials[...]
Master Degree Program Announcement 2013 - The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB), Germany announce the Master degree programme which is a joint international Master degree program (“Dual Award”) on Veterinary Public Health (MVPH). 10 Scholarships are provided by German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) and Veterinary Public Health Centre for Asia Pacific (VPHCAP), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University. Deadline for application for admission is 31 January 2013. […]

Senior Program Specialist, Ecosystems and Human Health (Ecohealth), New Delhi and Ottawa   […] […]

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