National Animal Health Forum News

#BrakesonBrucellosis | Have You Tested?

  Veterinarians and para-veterinarians are at high risk of acquiring brucellosis infection, e.g. whilst assisting in the birthing process of infected cows and handling infected calving material and aborted fetuses...

BRUCELLOSIS AWARENESS-DO YOU KNOW?

  If these animals remain in the herd, they continue to spread the infection silently to the rest of the herd and this causes economic and production losses. The best...

Brucellosis Campaign: WHAT IS BRUCELLOSIS? #BrakesonBrucellosis

There are several different strains of Brucella bacteria and they can infect basically all mammals.Brucella abortus, which preferably infects cows is known as Bovine Brucellosis. Brucellosis in humans occurs when...

SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update-2020-11-20

SAPPO starts the #YesMrPresident initiative. See here the post: https://start.mysmartmail.co.za/t/ViewEmail/j/C0064AB5A39752012540EF23F30FEDED/A7D93C5F8CEC216481176E9AA71FFAE9 See here the SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update: SAPPO WEEKLY UPDATE-WEEK 43                    ...

PLAAS TV-20 November 2020

BROADCAST: 20 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JveG9I_5DYs BROADCAST: 18 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyHEE2H-Abw BROADCAST: 16 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmrB2WWRqlM BROADCAST: 13 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqFmXVaDOHs BROADCAST: 11 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKVK3-HNecA BROADCAST: 9 November 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ic6sjWF6g8...

ASF Update 20 November 2020

Please find here the latest update on the African Swine Fever: ASF contingency plan approved 2020-11-17 SF update 2020-11-17 ASF update 2020-10-23 ASF update 2020-06-30 ASF update 2020-05-19 2020-03-26 ASF outbreak...

VIDEO CLIPS-Tribute to Heroes of Agriculture 2020-Landbouskrywers/Agricultural Writers SA Event

Dear AWSA member and friend   The following clips from our Heroes in Agriculture event from last week have been loaded on our YouTube channel.  If you missed something or...

MINISTER DIDIZA ANNOUNCES THE OUTBREAK OF BRUCELLOSIS IN KWAZULU-NATAL

MEDIA STATEMENT MINISTER DIDIZA ANNOUNCES THE OUTBREAK OF BRUCELLOSIS IN KWAZULU-NATAL 18 NOVEMBER 2020 The Minister of Agriculture, Land reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), has been made...

DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED OCTOBER 2020

The NAHF supports the frequent reporting of the disease status in areas. Please see here the RuVASA-DALRRD reporting system: Alternatively visit the RuVASA website: https://ruvasa.co.za/disease-report-2019/ Disease Reporting October 2020: Disease report...

Press release-Tribute to Heroes of Agriculture 2020-Landbouskrywers/Agricultural Writers SA Event

Press Release 2020 Tribute Heroes of Agriculture Banding together to love thy neighbour. This is how Liza Bohlmann, chairperson of the Agricultural Writers SA, described the way in which the...

Biosecurity Rules for Livestock Agents (Gazetted 13 November 2020) – No 43900 – Board Notice 135 of 200

Dear NAHF Stakelholders, Please find here the Biosecurity Rules for Livestock Agents (Gazetted 13 November 2020) - No 43900 - Board Notice 135 of 200: Biosecurity Rules for Livestock Agents...

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 18-24 November

https://oie-antimicrobial.com/ https://youtu.be/UCQKEe7P8EM?list=PLkBRx6XRUMCJ3Ook_zhoTsGbe9Fk5iY1x

Signed copy of the Bovine Brucellosis Policy document-DAIRYMAIL ARTICLE-October 2020

See here the article posted in October 2020 Dairymail: Update on the bovine brucellosis policy Oct 2020_compressed

RPO Newsletter November 2020 Issue – 2020-11-06

See here the link to the RPO newsletter for November: English Afrikaans https://us6.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=0ae75403c010eaa74fbd6724b&id=740ce289a7  

2020 RVF Partners’ and Stakeholders’ Meeting Information

Please find here the 2020 RVF Partners’ and Stakeholders’ Meeting Information: http://www.ecohealthalliance.org/mosquitoes-and-ticks And slides from the Meeting here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qoirf570pju5uuq/AAADBfZopWEJd2rZ3Y9hZQpxa?dl=0

LWCC-Veld fires and livestock guidelines

See here the Veldbrand en Lewendehawe / Veld fires and livestock veterinary guidelines: Veld Fires and Livestock - Guidelines for Farmers Veldbrande en lewendehawe veterinere riglyne

WORLD VETERINARY ASSOCIATION-GLOBAL ANIMAL WELFARE AWARDS-29 OCTOBER 2020

Dear WVA Members,   The WVA and Ceva Animal Health are delighted to invite you to attend the 2020 Global Animal Welfare Awards Ceremony that will take place during the...

ANIMAL HEALTH AND ECONOMICS-Foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever, Antimicrobial resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza-SASVPM Event

ANIMAL HEALTH AND ECONOMICS Foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever, Antimicrobial resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza ----------------------------------------------------------- Programme for the day (subject to change) 09:30 - Webinar Platform Introduction (Corné Engelbrecht, Savetcon) 09:35 - Welcome...

WORLD FOOD DAY | “Grow, Nourish, Sustain, Together. Our actions are our future” | 16 October 2020 |

WORLD FOOD DAY | “Grow, Nourish, Sustain, Together. Our actions are our future” | 16 October 2020 | SAVE THE DATE INVITATION TO ATTEND THE VIRTUAL 2020 WORLD FOOD DAY ON...

VETEXPO AFRICA 2020 | 7-8 October

See here the link to the info and registration of the VET EXPO: https://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/vet-expo-africa/index.stm Get ahead of the game and prepare for The Vet Expo Africa 2020 to save yourself...