Simulation exercise: Avian Influenza in Moldova

27 to 28 October 2022

Dr Alexandr Manciu, Delegate to WOAH and Deputy Director General of the National Food Safety Agency, informed WOAH that the National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova will organise a tabletop simulation exercise on Avian Influenza. The exercise will take place in Chisinau from 27 to 28 October 2022, at the Disease Control Center (DCC) level.

Inspectors from 23 Food Safety regional subdivisions of the National Food Safety Agency will be present at this event, as well as the National Group of Experts. Also, two experts from the National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority of Romania will be physically present and contribute to the simulation exercise.

The aim of the exercise is to:

  • Test and evaluate the effectiveness of the contingency plan; 
  • Improve the ability to combat epizootic diseases of the organisations in charge of the management of the outbreak; 
  • Test the promptness to setting up the Disease Control Center in crisis time.

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