National Animal Health Forum News

RPO Newsletter March 2021 Issue – 2021-03-04

See here the link to the RPO newsletter for March: RED MEAT BULLETIN March 2021  

GDARD-Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development | African Swine Fever Awareness Campaign | February-March 2021

The NAHF supports the GDARD and their Directorate Veterinary Services in sending out the awareness to the stakeholders. Please circulate this to your members and the public. Check here the...

National Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Workshop | DALRRD-10-11 March

National Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Workshop | DALRRD-10-11 March Date: 10 - 11 March 2021 Venue: Microsoft Teams (To join click the link below) Join conversation (microsoft.com) final NATIONAL SPS...

OBP Product Availability and General Product Information Reports – 2021-03-03

The Onderstepoort Biological Products Facility has committed to inform the NAHF members on their product availability and general communication on a monthly basis. See here the reports and communication for...

Press Release | Stock Theft Data – December 2020

See here the Stock Theft Prevention Forum's Report on Stock Theft Data for 2021: Stock Theft Dec 2020 Veediefstal Des 2020 PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release) LIVESTOCK THEFT - THE...

PLAAS TV-1 March 2021

BROADCAST: 1 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XEBHZTt2uA BROADCAST: 15 January 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrU2rNLfeS4 BROADCAST: 13 January 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtba5yKiwNQ BROADCAST: 11 January 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpOjYMX0UFc BROADCAST: 8 January 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j_LQ1_gTSQ BROADCAST: 4 January 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGGkObyimaE...

African Swine Fever | DALRRD and Western Cape | Joint media statement

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT 26 FEBRUARY 2021 AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OUTBREAK REPORTED IN THE WESTERN CAPE FOR THE FIRST TIME The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and...

SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update-2021-02-26

See here the SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update: SAPPO WEEKLY UPDATE-FEBRUARY 2021 See here SAPPO's ASF update: SAPPO ASF UPDATE-22 January 2021                    ...

UPDATE-on the Suspected-Rift Valley Fever case in the Free State-19 February 2021

MEDIA STATEMENT UPDATE ON THE SUSPECTED CASE OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF) IN FREE STATE 19 February 2021 The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) would like...

Rift Valley Fever | News 24 Articles

See here the recent articles from News 24 on Rift Valley Fever: Concern over Rift Valley fever in Free State and Northern Cape _ Netwerk24 No evidence of Rift Valley...

DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED- JANUARY 2021

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 January 2021: Disease report...

SURVEY: National Disaster Declaration – tropical storm Eloise | OPNAME: Nasionale Rampverklaring – Tropiese storm Eloise

Dear Provincial Affiliations and Commodity Organisations   We wish to conduct a survey to determine the extent of the damages caused by the strong winds and floods due to tropical...

Joint Rabies Media Statement – DALRRD and SAVC – 2021

Media Statement 11 February 2021 Joint media statement by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development and the South African Veterinary Council about the risks associated with rabies...

NOTICE | SAMIC Voluntary Classification Fees 2021

Herewith please find a notice that was published in the Government Gazette regarding the classification fees as per SAMIC audit, for your information. The information can also be distributed to...

RSG-Landbou Radio | Dr Gideon Brückner | What it’s like to be a Veterinarian

The Radio Sonder Grense Radio Station recently had an interview with Dr. Brückner to hear what it's like to be a veterinarian. Please listen here the podcast: PART 1: PART...

Letter | brand mark certificates | REGISTRATION OF BRANDMARKS INTERIM ARRANGEMENTS

2 February 2021 Dear Livestock Owner, REGISTRATION OF BRANDMARKS INTERIM ARRANGEMENTS We have been informed that the current Animal Identification System administered by the Registrar of Brandmarks in the Department...

ONE HEALTH | OIE | European Commission

BY PROTECTING ANIMALS, WE PRESERVE OUR FUTURE | Animal and human sectors work together to protect the health and ensure food safety and security: See here the infographics from the...

Temporal and spatial history of Rift Valley fever in South Africa: 1950 to 2011

See here the article written by Dr. Hannes Pienaar from the DALRRD: http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0030-24652013000100002

Rift Valley Fever Project Communications | 2021

The NICD recently published the below on Rift Valley Fever in their Communicable Diseases Communique. Please have a look at this: NICD Alert - Rift-Valley-FeverDownload Rainfall and the Forecast Pattern:...