Dr Olev Kalda, Deputy Director General of the Veterinary and Food Board of the Republic of Estonia informed the OIE that field simulation exercises on foot and mouth disease (FMD) will take place on 6 June in the county of Hiiu, on 19 June in the county of Põlva and on 20 June 2019 in the county of Ida-Viru.
Participants to this simulation exercise will be the specialists from the Veterinary and Food Board county centres.
The main objective of these exercises is to practice fieldwork, operations management, tasks dividing in the event of an outbreak of FMD.
The activities will be the following ones:
- practice the disease event management;
- exercise fieldwork (localization of the outbreak and implementation of biosecurity measures).
World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)