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Preserving donkey health and welfare for a more sustainable future

For thousands of years, donkeys have been supporting the daily life of many communities, playing a crucial role in the tilling of agricultural land and the transport of…
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89th General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates

The 89th Annual General Session of the World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health will take place 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) and will be conducted in semi-hybrid format.

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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.