EARLN-FMD meeting December 2017

Eastern Africa Regional Laboratory Network for Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EARLN-FMD) meeting

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 12th-14th December 2017

The meeting was arranged in consultation with IGAD and FAO under the auspices of an OIE Reference Laboratory Twinning Project between The FMD World Reference Laboratory (WRLFMD) of the Pirbright Institute, UK and the National Animal Health and Diagnosis Laboratory (NAHDIC) at Sebeta, Ethiopia.

The aims of the meeting were to:

  1. Share information about the FMD situation in the region
  2. Review FMD laboratory diagnostic capacity in East Africa
  3. Decide on immediate training priorities for lab diagnostics
  4. Develop and encourage a more sustainable Network platform for regional FMD lab activities

EARLN-FMD December 2017 Final Report

The presentations given at the meeting are available here: https://b2drop.eudat.eu/s/m5Pfk45AxnFFgQE

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