Dr Oscar Miguel Angel Azañon Robles, Head of Animal Health, Standarts and Regulations Unit of Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food of Guatemala, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on the eradication of an outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF) in the country including the sanitary measures to be applied, will take place from 19 to 21 November 2009.
This exercise will be organised as part of the course for private veterinarians who wish to be accredited, within the framework of the self-declaration of the country as CSF free country.
In coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food authorities, producers, the College of veterinarians and zootechnicians, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America and the corporation of veterinarians specialists for swine of Guatemala.
Animal Health Information Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)