National Animal Health Forum News

DISEASE REPORTS Updated 2017-08-18

The NAHF supports the frequent reporting of the disease status in areas. Please see here the RuVASA-DAFF reporting system: Alternatively visit the RuVASA website: http://ruvasa.co.za/disease-reporting/ Here is the monthly disease...

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FDA Proposes New Measures of Antibiotic Use-2017-08-18

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is publishing a paper proposing the use of a biomass denominator to adjust annual data on the amount of antimicrobial's sold or distributed for...

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Northern Cape AHF CPD Event-2017-08-11

The Northern Cape recently hosted their CPD event in Kimberly on 7 August and Upington on 8 August.   The event was supported well by the Department and the Speakers...

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Simultaneous CA Campaign in Commercial & Communal Farming areas-2017-08-11

SIMULTANEOUS BOVINE CA (BRUCELLOSIS) ERADICATION CAMPAIGN IN ADJACENT COMMERCIAL AND COMMUNAL FARMING AREAS IN THE EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA. Find here the paper written on the CA (Brucellosis) Erradication Campaign...

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ONE HEALTH-Research in Kenya on human and animal infectious diseases-2017-08-08

See here the link to the Bio Med Website for the research article on An integrated study of human and animal infectious disease in the Lake Victoria crescent small-holder crop-livestock...

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Human resources estimates and funding for antibiotic stewardship-2017-08-07

Human resources estimates and funding for antibiotic stewardship teams are urgently needed see here the the article from Prof Mendelson: Human resources & funding needed for AMS CMI 2017 In print

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Government Gazette Notice-PAPA Act-2017-08-07

A Government Gazette Notice was released on the 3rd of August regarding the Performing Animals Protection Amendment Act. Please find it here: gg41019 gg41024_nn776

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