Simulation exercise: Foot and mouth disease
Dr Jorge Nestor Amaya, President, National Agrifood Health and Quality Service (SENASA*), Argentina, informed the OIE that a "simulation exercise of emergency response for foot and mouth disease" will take place from 2 to 4 December 2009 in Salvador Mazza locality, Salta province (North of the country).
In agreement with the proposal made in the border meeting held in Tartagal, Salta province, on 27 and 28 July 2009, a technician from each country where the Action Plan for MERCOSUR free of FMD (PAMA) exists, will participate in this exercise. The PAMA comprises professionals of the Permanent Veterinary Committee of the Southern Cone (CVP).
(*) SENASA: Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria
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World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)