Simulation exercise: Bluetongue in Romania

26 to 27 March

The National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority of Romania (NSVFSA), informed the OIE that a table-top simulation exercise on bluetongue will take place in Romania from 26 to 27 March 2015.

The personnel involved in disease control at central and local level and the National Group of Experts on bluetongue will participate to this exercise.

The overall aim of this exercise is to enhance the knowledge level of the personnel regarding the implementation of eradication measures for the next expected wave of bluetongue outbreaks in the new season.

The exercise comprises two parts:

  •  one part is about theoretical knowledge on bluetongue disease;
  •  the second part is a tactical exercise on animal movement accordingly to the provisions of the EU Regulation 1266/2007.

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