Simulation exercise: Avian influenza in Bolivia

26 to 28 August 2009

Dr Raúl Paniagua Barriga, National Head for Animal Health, National Service for Animal and Plant Health and Food Safety (SENASAG) of Bolivia informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on avian influenza will take place from 26 to 28 August 2009 in Albarrancho locality, Cochabamba Department.

This exercise will be carried out in real conditions and will concern poultry farms and ecosystems hosting wild birds. It will allow the participants, composed of veterinarians and technicians, to apply the knowledge acquired during previous training courses, according to the actions planned by the National Avian Health Program of SENASAG, the Manual of the National System of Animal Sanitary Emergency and the Manual of procedures for prevention and control of avian influenza.

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