Simulation Exercise: Swine disease in Colombia

15 to 18 March 2011

Doctor Teresita Beltrán Ospina, Director General, Colombian Institute for Agriculture and Livestock (ICA), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bogotá, Colombia, informed the OIE that a simulation exercise on swine disease will take place in the city of Paipa, Boyacá county, Colombia, from 15 to 18 March 2011.

The aim of this simulation exercise, which will be conducted by the Colombian Institute for  Agriculture and Livestock (ICA), is to:

  • Train the official veterinaries
  •  Evaluate an emergency team intervention in case of a swine disease outbreak

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