Simulation exercise: Foot and mouth disease in Paraguay

19 to 23 September

Dr Hugo Federico Idoyaga Benítez, President of the National Service for Quality and Animal Health (SENACSA), Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Paraguay, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on foot and mouth disease (FMD) will take place in the locality of Cerrito, district of Benjamín Aceval, department of Presidente Hayes, from 19 to 23 September 2016. The SENACSA will conduct this exercise under the organisation and coordination of the Pan American Centre for Foot-and-Mouth Disease (PANAFTOSA).

This simulation exercise is performed within the framework of the cooperation agreement signed beteween the SENACSA and PANAFTOSA. It is aimed at technical staff of the Official Veterinary Service with the support of the Commissions of Animal Health.


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