Simulation exercise: Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and parainfluenza–3 in Kazakhstan

9 to 11 August 2023

Dr Samat Tyulegenov, Delegate to WOAH and Head of Departement of Planning of Veterinary measures and Monitoring of Public Services of the Committee of Veterinary Control and supervision, is informing WOAH that a simulation exercise on infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and parainfluenza-3 will be conducted from August 9th to 11th 2023, in the farm “Kamkor” in the village of Akbulak, in the district of Osakarovsky of the Karaganda region, Kazakhstan.

The aim of the exercise is to assess the preparedness of the veterinary service to respond to the occurrence of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and parainfluenza-3 and enhance the control of the disease by improving the efficiency of the national veterinary services responsible for disease control, in line with the recommendations and standards of the WOAH.

The exercise will involve the participation of various stakeholders, including representatives of research institutes, state veterinary organizations, territorial inspections of the Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, emergency situations authorities, internal affairs bodies, institutions of sanitary and epidemiological control, and healthcare organizations of the Karaganda  region.        

World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department (WAHIAD), World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), [email protected].