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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) calls for increased surveillance of avian influenza as outbreaks in poultry and wild birds intensify

Various subtypes of high pathogenicity avian influenza have been reported by more than 40 countries over the last six months. During the high-risk period of this disease, October…
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High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (HPAI) – Situation Report

Read the report to gain updates of the high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) situation, according to the information submitted through the World Animal Health Information System of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIEWAHIS) between 7 and 27 October 2021.


How we contribute to a sustainable world

  • One Health

    One Health

    The “One Health” concept summarised an idea that had been known for more than a century; that human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems in which they exist. We envisaged and implemented it as a collaborative global approach to understanding risks for human and animal health and ecosystem health as a whole.
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  • Disease Data Collection

    Disease Data Collection

    Disease Data Collection The new OIE World Animal Health Information System, better known as OIE-WAHIS, is an internet-based computer system that processes data on animal diseases in real-time and then informs the international community. Access…
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    Antimicrobial resistance

    Antimicrobial agents are medicines used to treat infections, particularly those of bacterial origin. These medicines are essential to protect human and animal health, as well as animal welfare.
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  • Animal Welfare

    Animal Welfare

    Animal welfare is a complex and multi-faceted subject with scientific, ethical, economic, cultural, social, religious and political dimensions. It is attracting growing interest from civil society and is one of the priorities of the OIE.
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African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever is a deadly disease that has reached the Americas for the first time in almost 40 years. Learn more about the disease and the initiatives to control its spread and strengthen surveillance efforts.

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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.

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