89th General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates

From Monday 23 to Thursday 26 May 2022 with a daily plenary session from 12:00 to 16:30 p.m. CEST (Central European Summer Time, Paris time). The event will be conducted in semi-hybrid format.
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Implementing stronger biosecurity to avoid disease spread to new areas

African swine fever and avian influenza are both viral animal diseases that have been severely affecting the planet throughout 2021 and early 2022. These have further highlighted the significant role of interactions between wildlife and domestic animals, as well as some incautious human behaviours in their dissemination. These were carefully examined in the global animal health situation report presented at the 89th General Session, which also reminded the importance of efficient biosecurity measures to mitigate disease impacts.


How we contribute to a sustainable world


Global Burden of Animal Diseases

In view of current global demographic challenges and the effects of climate change, animal health is more important than ever to the development and well-being of human populations. Yet, animal diseases can undermine these benefits. Therefore, evaluating the burden linked to these diseases is key to building a more sustainable world. This is the goal of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) programme.

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Animal Diseases


What moves us to improve animal health in the world

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an example of how Veterinary Services contribute to meeting several of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda. Learn how we help them build a better and more sustainable future for all.
Veterinarians are at the forefront of the fight against diseases that affect animals, humans and the environment. To protect the health of all, they must collaborate with other sectors. Discover how we help them make the One Health concept a reality.