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FGBI “ARRIAH” hosted International Scientific and Practical Conference for poultry farm veterinarians of Russian Federation and CIS countries

On February 14-15, 2019 FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” (FGBI “ARRIAH”) subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor hosted International Scientific and Practical Conference for poultry farm veterinarians of the Russian Federation and CIS countries dedicated to topical issues of avian infectious disease diagnosis and prevention in commercial poultry industry.

The conference gathered leading veterinary specialists and representatives of Russian and foreign scientific circles. Besides, the event was for the first time attended by the representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) – Deputy Director of FAO/OIE Reference Laboratories for avian influenza and Newcastle disease Nicola Lewis (The Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK), acting Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation Aghasi Harutyunyan, Senior animal health and production officer Eran Raizman (Budapest, Hungary) and representatives of “VALO” (Germany) and “SEPPIC” (France) companies.

FGBI “ARRIAH” specialists shared their achievements and working experience, reported on the activities performed by the Centre to protect commercial poultry industry from highly dangerous diseases and touched upon quality control of biologicals produced by the ARRIAH. Foreign experts drew the attention of the audience to the epidemic situation for avian influenza and Newcastle disease as well as to veterinary problems in the context of persistent world globalization.

 

Feb 15, 2019

Categorys: Events , Veterinary