Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

On 19 June 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) notified WHO of five additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China. On 24 June 2017, the NHFPC notified WHO of 10 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human … [Read more...]

Rift Valley Fever in Niger

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In the view of the experts participating in this risk assessment, Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Niger currently poses a medium risk (a mean score of 5.75 on a scale of 0 to 10) to human health, and a medium–high risk (a mean score of 6.5) to animal health. The experts take the view that RVF is … [Read more...]

H5N8 HPAI in Uganda

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Further spread in Uganda and neighbouring countries (February 2017) The experts participating in this rapid risk assessment considered that the spread of H5N8 HPAI from Uganda to Kenya is likely, with a mean risk score of 3.9 on a scale of 0 to 6, compared with spread to the Republic of Tanzania … [Read more...]

FAO risk assessment calls for a concerted Rift Valley Fever rapid response campaign in West Africa

Since early August 2016, several human cases of Rift Valley fever (RVF), including some deaths, have been notified in Niger. According to the field investigations an increased mortality and abortions in small ruminants, cattle and camels have been observed. The impact of this outbreak on public … [Read more...]

Global Animal Disease Intelligence Report

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Issue No. 04 (2015) A regular update on the main disease threats monitored and analysed by the FAO/AGAH/GLEWS worldwide. This intelligence report contains relevant analysis of disease information collected by FAO GLEWS from official and informal sources and prepared with the kind support of … [Read more...]

Food Chain Crisis | Emergency Prevention System (FCC-EMPRES)

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Information sheet - 3/2016 STRENGTHENING VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC CAPACITIES: THE FAO LABORATORY MAPPING TOOL … [Read more...]

EMPRES Watch

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Bulletin 34/2015 Africa - El Niño and increased risk of Rift Valley fever – Warning to countries … [Read more...]

OIE Bulletins online

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Peste des petits ruminants Bulletin 02/2015 All the OIE Bulletins are available at the following link : ARCHIVE … [Read more...]

EMPRES-Animal Health 360°

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Bulletin 45/2015 Overview of FAO’s coordination of peste des petits ruminants control activities   … [Read more...]

GLEWS+

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The Joint FAO–OIE–WHO Global Early Warning System for health threats and emerging risks at the human–animal–ecosystems interface PDF:04_GLEWSConcept-20-11.pdf … [Read more...]