Simulation exercise: Avian influenza in Cyprus

9 to 12 October 2006

Dr Giorgos Neophytou, Director of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture of Cyprus, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on avian influenza outbreaks in poultry farms will take place in his country from 9 to 12 October 2006.

This exercise will test the crisis management of the Veterinary Services in dealing with a situation where avian influenza outbreaks appear in Cyprus. This exercise also aims to evaluate the cooperation and coordination between Veterinary Services and other public services, in response to an emergency disease incident.

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