Diseases


DISEASE REPORTS Updated 2017-04-18

The NAHF supports the frequent reporting of the disease status in areas. Please see here the RuVASA-DAFF reporting system:   Monthly disease report March 2017 – Summary   3 Maps of disease reports March 2017   Kaarte van siekte rapporte Somer 2016 – 17   2 Monthly disease report February […]


Do Not Buy Blind-Moenie Blind Koop Nie-2017-04-10

MOENIE BLIND KOOP NIE! Vendor Declaration/ Verkoopsverklaring: VERKOPERSVERKLARING OJD (Opgedateer Maart 2017) Gareth Bath, Professor Emeritus, Onderstepoort, Sameroeper Kleinvee Gesondheids Advies-Liggaam en Voorsitter: Veewelsyn Koördineerings Komitee (LWCC) Die aankoop van vee by veilings gaan gewoonlik met opgewondenheid en verwagtinge van veeverbetering gepaard. Die dag word geniet, die mededinging met ander […]


Brucellosis Vaccination-2017-03-29

Imagine 10% of the nation’s beef and dairy cattle herd infected with a contagious disease causing pregnancy loss and reproductive failure. What’s more, that same contagious disease makes people sick, sometimes with long-term repercussions. That was the situation in the mid-1930’s with brucellosis. Let’s just vaccimate! See here the article […]


Bovine Rabies-2017-03-27

The Kwa-Zulu Natal Animal Health Forum has provided the members with articles regarding Bovine Rabies. See here the English version and below the Afrikaans version: Rabies in cattle Hondsdolheid in beeste


One Health-Making CEPI more effective-2017-03-23

See here the article from the Lancet Global Health Blog regarding the making of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI) more effective. http://globalhealth.thelancet.com/2017/03/17/making-coalition-epidemic-preparedness-innovations-cepi-more-effective


Laboratories Testing For Brucellosis-2017-04-03

We thank Dr. Grietjie de Klerk for information on Brucella testing. It is so important that we all keep VET moving in all our areas V = Vaccination E = Education T = Test See here updated list of laboratories doing testing on Brucellosis Laboratories that may do Brucella tests […]


Antimicrobial Resistance-Animal and environmental aspects of AMR 2017-01-26

The final report on “Strategic and Operational Guidance on Animal and Environmental Aspects: National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance for Developing Countries” based on the International Workshop on National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance for low and middle-income countries, which was organized by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) at […]