National Animal Health Forum News

SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update-2021-04-16

See here the SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update: SAPPO NEWS-16 April 2021 See here SAPPO's ASF update: SAPPO ASF UPDATE-15 April 2021                    ...

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

Outbreak of Avian Influenza (AI) on a commercial chicken-layer farm in Gauteng | 13 April 2021

MEDIA RELEASE OUTBREAK OF AVIAN INFLUENZA (AI) ON A COMMERCIAL CHICKEN-LAYER FARM IN GAUTENG 13 APRIL 2021 The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development would like to report...

RuVASA Newsletter March 2021

See here RuVASA newsletter for March 2021: RuVASA Newsletter Link March 2021

BioChek | Hygiena | BioChek Group opens new affiliate in South Africa

The NAHF has been invited to the opening of the BioChek Group's affiliate in SA. See the press release here: Johannesburg, South Africa – We are proud to announce the official...

World Animal Health Information System | WAHIS

See here the system information from the OIE: https://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/wahis-portal-animal-health-data/ https://wahis.oie.int/#/home

DALRRD | Request for comments – Guidelines on the transport of live animals by sea | by 30 April 2021

The NAHF encourages all stakeholders to take part in the comments on the guidelines on the transport of live animals by sea. Please find here: Request for public comments -...

RPO Newsletter March 2021 Issue – 2021-04-01

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

PLAAS TV-31 March 2021

BROADCAST: 31 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSvmYJxpsN8 BROADCAST: 19 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs3wlxL2_0w BROADCAST: 17 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbxlOnDbzao BROADCAST: 15 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPJovIG_VSQ BROADCAST: 12 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_HrH4k7h_M BROADCAST: 8 March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB7nqzU3ciI...

DALRRD | GOVERNMENT GAZETTE | 2021-03-30

DALRRD publishes revised fees for several administrative processes: payment-procedures-for-import-and-export-epa-wto-agoa revised-fees-act-36-of-1947 revised-fees-animal-identification-act

DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED- FEBRUARY 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 February 2021: 2 Disease...

INVITATION FOR PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON THE DRAFT STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR THE HANDLING OF REJECTED IMPORTED MEAT THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR HEAT TREATMENT

Find here the link to the DALRRD website: DALRRD See here the document from Dr Mphane Molefe (Director Veterinary Public Health): Standard Operating Procedures for the handling of imported meat...

Rift Valley fever and the challenges of remaining fully prepared for this periodic emergency-OIE-PANORAMA Bulletin

See here the article provided by Dr Baty Dungu from the Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP): RVF preparedness public Panorama March 2021 https://oiebulletin.com/?panorama=03-2-2020-2_rvf

Onderstepoort Biological Products | Press Statement | Bovine Malignant Catharral Fever (BMC)

PRESS STATEMENT – Groundbreaking Technology Heading to SA: Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) signs a Licensing Agreement with Moredun Institute to Acquire the Technology for the fight against Snotsiekte - 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...

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...

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...