FAO Iraq strengthens capability of veterinary companies to reply to animal well being emergencies [EN/AR] – Iraq

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Baghdad, Iraq, June 20, 2022 – The Meals and Agriculture Group of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq, in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture (CU), conducts a four-day coaching for trainers (ToT) as a part of the DTRA-funded undertaking to enhance animal well being and illness surveillance companies in Iraq.

This Technical Doc on Emergency Administration Expertise (GEMP) goals to standardize and enhance the power of nations to reply successfully, shortly and adequately to animal well being emergencies and to evaluate preparedness. and staff constructions, threat evaluation, and assessment their contingency plans, funding mechanisms, data system, and these are just some.

Greater than 30 representatives of nationwide veterinary and well being companies, who efficiently accomplished the net coaching with the GEMP instrument, participated in individual. This coaching will clearly set out the weather wanted by veterinary companies to plan for preparedness for any animal well being emergencies. It should additionally assist them higher put together and share their data with friends.

FAO Consultant in Iraq Dr Salah al-Haj Hassan mentioned: “We search to include a“ Single Well being ”strategy into our work to handle the well being threats posed by the persistence of transboundary animal illnesses and their influence on the economic system and assets. existence of the nation. This coaching goals to supply Iraqi veterinary companies with the data and instruments they should plan for emergency preparedness for animal illnesses. ”

“We are going to proceed to work in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture to restrict the danger of harmful animal illnesses within the nation and in neighboring international locations by way of the beneficiant contribution of DTRA,” he added.

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