National Animal Health Forum News

Media statement-Progress on Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Molemole District 2019-11-20

After a recent meeting held through the FMD Technical Task Team decision was, as in the previous outbreak, to keep the public updated on the progress made during the outbreak....

FMD-Press Release-RPO-2019-11-18

See here the press release from the Red Meat Producers Organisation (RPO): Persverklaring Bek en Klouseer - November 2019 Press release FMD November 2019 Persverklaring Bek en Klouseer - 2019...

FMD Feedback-AgriSA-Dr Pieter Vervoort-2019-11-15

See here the link to the report back on behalf of AgriSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCtGCkF_o-s  

POSITIVE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE RESULTS IN THE MOLEMOLE DISTRICT OF LIMPOPO -2019-11-06

Press Release FMD Molemole Media Release Immediate release 6 November 2019   POSITIVE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE RESULTS IN THE MOLEMOLE DISTRICT OF LIMPOPO     On 1 November 2019, veterinary services...

ASF Update 05 November 2019

Please find here the latest update on the African Swine Fever: 2019-11-04 South Africa ASF update 2019-09-30 South Africa ASF update MEDIA STATEMENT 2019-09-06 South Africa ASF update 2019-08-12 South Africa...

Dok Faffa and Dewald Olivier-Identification and Traceability-2019-10-29

See here the Link from AgriOrbit on the interview with Dok Faffa and Dewald Olivier from the SA Feedlot Association on Livestock Identification and Traceability: https://www.agriorbit.com/wat-pootjie-die-sa-vleisbedryf/

DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED-SEPTEMBER 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...

Eastern Cape Animal Health Forum CPD Event 2019-10-24

The NAHF together with the partnership with Afrivet hosted the second Eastern Cape Animal Health Forum CPD Event in Queenstown on Thursday. We had 47 members in attendance.   We...

OBP Product Availability Report – 2019-10-25

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 September 2019: Communique Pulpy Kidney Alum...

Free State Animal Health Forum CPD Event 2019-10-08

The NAHF together with the partnership with Afrivet hosted the Free State Animal Health Forum CPD Event in Kroonstad on Tuesday. We had 67 members in attendance. We thank the Free...

Conference on Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservation in Africa-20-23 OCT 2019

Conference on Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservation in Africa: Date: 20-23 October 2019 Venue: Senate Chamber, Westville Campus, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa The abstract deadline is 30 June 2019...

Congratulations Dok Faffa! 2019-09-19

Dok Faffa was honored at the recent Media 24 Excellence Awards with the award for Best Specialist Editor for his work done on Vra die Veearts in Landbouweekblad. He shares...

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development on African Swine Fever outbreaks in South Africa 2019-09-09

https://www.gov.za/speeches/african-swine-fever-outbreaks-south-africa-5-sep-2019-0000 5 Sep 2019 African Swine Fever outbreaks in South Africa South Africa has reported seventeen (17) outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) outside of the ASF controlled area since...

ASF-Minister DALRRD and MEC’s discuss ASF and the way forward-2019-08-26

See here the recent discussion on the ASF through the Minister of DALRRD and the MEC's published in SA News.gov: https://www.sanews.gov.za/south-africa/minister-mecs-discuss-african-swine-flu The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development...

Climate Change-Report-IPCC-2019-08-23

See here the report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) supplied by Rural Vet. IPCC recognizes potential of livestock production in adaptation and mitigation of climate change. Does not suggest...

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...

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  

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....

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...

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...