Simulation Exercise: African Swine Fever in Chile

23 and 24 November 2021

Dr Óscar Eduardo Videla Pérez, Delegate to the OIE and Head of the Livestock Protection Division of the Ministry of Agriculture of Chile, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on African Swine Fever will be held on 23 and 24 November 2021 in Santiago.

It will be a desktop exercise with discussion groups composed of authorised professionals from the Agriculture and Livestock Service and specialists from the private sector; they will review in detail the measures and procedures contemplated in the contingency plan for the control of an ASF outbreak, under different scenarios specially simulated for this purpose.

The objective of this activity is to evaluate, together with the private sector, the ASF Contingency Plan in order to identify opportunities for improvement.

World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
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