National Animal Health Forum News

DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED-JULY 2019

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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Codex – Proposed draft Guidance for the Management of Biological Foodborne crises/outbreaks 2019-08-17

Dear all,   Please see attached here: fh51_07e Management of Biological Foodborne Outbreaks comments template proposed draft guidance for the management of biological foodborne crises/outbreaks to be discussed at the upcoming...

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ASF Update 15 August 2019

Please find here the latest update on the African Swine Fever: 2019-08-12 South Africa ASF update 2019-07-12 South Africa ASF update We thank DAFF for the provision of the information.

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Asian ASF Pig Cull Reaches 5 Million-2019-08-12

See her the article published in the Global Meat News Platform: https://www.globalmeatnews.com/Article/2019/08/09/Asian-ASF-pig-cull-reaches-five-million  

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NAHF-RMRD Workshop on Planning for Future Research and Development on red meat and animal health-2019-08-06

The NAHF together with the Red Meat Research and Development SA held a workshop to work on the planning for future research and development for red meat and animal health....

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NAHF-AGRICULTURAL WRITERS SA NORTH-Article-Farmers Weekly 2019-08-03

The NAHf recently joined the Agricultural Writers for a afternoon of liaison: See here the news from the Agri Pen and the wonderful article written by Farmers Weekly: AgriPen (Jul-Aug...

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OBP Product Availability Report – 2019-08-01

The Onderstepoort Biological Products Facility has committed to inform the NAHF members on their product availability on a monthly basis. See here the report for June 2019: Product availablity - OBP...

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Gauteng Animal Health Forum CPD Event 2019-07-30

The NAHF together with the partnership with Afrivet hosted the Gauteng Animal Health Forum CPD Event in Roodeplaat Nature Reserve on Tuesday. We had 47 members in attendance. We thank the; and For...

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Press Release-RPO welcomes the recovery of Chinese market-2019-07-26

It is with great pleasure that the NAHF shares the below press release from the RPO. The National Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO) has welcomed an announcement by China that it...

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Lifting of the moratorium on laboratory testing for Bovine Brucellosis @ Grahamstown Provincial Veterinary Laboratory 2019-07-23

The NAHF is proud to announce that the Grahamstown Provincial Veterinary Laboratory has received their SANAS accreditation to perform the RBT and MRT serological testing for Bovine Brucellosis. See here...

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Biosecurity in Sheep-Dr Pieter Vervoort-NWGA Congress-2019-07-18

Dr Vervoort recently gave a talk at the NWGA Congress on the biosecurity risks in the Wool Industry. See here the article published in the Landbou Weekblad: https://www.netwerk24.com/landbou/Bedrywe/Diere/so-versprei-jy-siektes-op-jou-skaapplaas-20190701

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NEW PROJECT-NAHF-AGRICULTURAL WRITERS SA NORTH-2019-07-16

The NAHF has undertaken the task to keep the Agricultural Writers/Landbouskrywers up to date on all matters concerning Animal Health. The establishment meeting was well attended by most of the...

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Proposed Amendments to the Animal Diseases Regulations (R. 2026 of 1986) with regard to Table 2-2019-07-09

Stakeholders - Proposed Amendments to the Animal Diseases Regulations (R. 2026 of 1986) with regard to Table 2: Please see the attached letter and Government Gazette Notice No. 42545, Notice...

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African Swine Fever Awareness Campaign 2019-07-02

  Media Release   01 July 2019                                      AFRICAN SWINE FEVER AWARENESS   Following the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) reported in the North West, Gauteng, Free State and...

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NAHF Workshop on Residue and Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring 2019-06-27

The NAHF Hosted an Introduction Workshop today on Residue and Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring. Representatives from industry and government attended. Here are some of the highlights from the day: DR MPANE MOLEFE,...

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North West Animal Health Forum CPD Event 2019-06-25

The NAHF together with the partnership with Afrivet hosted the North West Animal Health Forum CPD Event in Lichtenburg today. We had 72 members in attendance. We thank the; and...

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2019 FAMACHA SHEEP DAY-27 JULY 2019-2019-06-07

See here the invitation to attend the 2019 FAMACHA SHEEP DAY at the City Hall in Rosendal, Free State:

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FEEDBACK FROM OIE GENERAL ASSEMBLY-SA WINNER-2019-06-05

Dr Mike Modisane, Dr Mpho Maja and Dr Marietta Bronkhorst attended the recent OIE General Assembly. The NAHF is excited to hear the news from the Meetings held and Dr...

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ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE-WITHDRAWAL PERIODS TO BE ADHERED TO-2019-06-05

See here the article written by Dr Hein Nel from the Food Safety Agency: Injection Sites

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Limpopo Animal Health Forum CPD Event 2019-06-04

The NAHF together with the partnership with Afrivet hosted the Limpopo Animal Health Forum CPD Event in Polokwane today. We had 140 members in attendance. We thank the; and For a...

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