Simulation exercise: Seven OIE-Listed diseases in Lithuania

30 April 2009

Dr Kazimieras Lukauskas, Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) of Lithuania, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on African swine fever, avian influenza, bluetongue, classical swine fever, foot and mouth disease, Newcastle disease and swine vesicular disease took place in his country on 30 April 2009.

This exercise included theoretical training of the personnel of SFVS with the aim of application of emergency measures in compliance with the contingency plans for the above mentioned diseases and risk analysis of swine influenza.

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