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The OIE launches the 2015 edition of its “A-Z”, a vademecum for a clearer understanding of the World Organisation for Animal Health

Paris, 29 April 2015 – The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) presents the 2015 edition of its vademecum, the “A-Z” of the OIE. This essential tool for national and international decision-makers in the field of animal health and welfare consists of a compilation of key documents, information and data, designed to inform users about the OIE and to familiarise them with the way the Organisation functions. Users can navigate through the website in different ways:

  • General presentation of the Organisation and the role of the representatives of its 180 Member Countries.
  • The Veterinary Services and their role in matters of animal health, public health and animal welfare.
  • OIE standards applicable in matters of animal health, including zoonoses.
  • The OIE’s World Animal Health Information System: WAHIS/WAHID.
  • The official disease statuses of Member Countries with respect to several priority animal diseases.
  • The OIE’s global scientific network, the central core that enables the OIE to remain at the forefront of world veterinary scientific expertise and successfully carry out its key missions.
  • OIE Publications: normative texts, serial publications and the proceedings of international conferences, aimed at informing public debate and policy development worldwide.

Its user-friendly format makes it ideal for rapid reference. It can also be accessed on the OIE website.

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