Simulation exercise: Avian influenza in Turkey

5 to 9 July 2021

Dr Harun Seçkîn, General Director of Food and Control (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey) and Delegate to the OIE, informs that a joint real-scale simulation exercise on avian influenza will take place in Aydin province (for Aegean Region) from 5 to 9 July 2021.

The overall aim of this exercise is to maintain the response skills of the Veterinary Services. The simulation will include table-top and field exercises.

The specific objectives are to:

  • test the Avian Influenza Contingency Plan and train staff on its implementation;
  • test operational response arrangements;
  • examine the liaison and interdependencies between the key operational partners;
  • and consider the impact of the disease as a zoonotic infection.



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