DISEASE REPORTS Updated 2017-08-18

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 reporting form: form-Monthly-disease-report-form-2017-1 Disease Reporting 7 Monthly disease report July 2017 Summary   7 Maps of disease reports July 2017 […]

Northern Cape AHF CPD Event-2017-08-11

The Northern Cape recently hosted their CPD event in Kimberly on 7 August and Upington on 8 August.   The event was supported well by the Department and the Speakers included: Introduction and Welcome –Northern Cape AHF (Mr. Koning Scholtz) Overview of the NAHF – Chairman of the NAHF (Dr. […]

Simultaneous CA Campaign in Commercial & Communal Farming areas-2017-08-11

SIMULTANEOUS BOVINE CA (BRUCELLOSIS) ERADICATION CAMPAIGN IN ADJACENT COMMERCIAL AND COMMUNAL FARMING AREAS IN THE EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA. Find here the paper written on the CA (Brucellosis) Erradication Campaign in the Eastern Cape From AS Grobbelaar (CAHT-Queenstown) and AD Fisher (SV-Queenstown) from the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian […]

Movement of Horses from Previously Closed Areas-2017-07-14

Please see here message from Dr Camilla Mehtar-Weyer (DAFF Authorized Veterinarian) for Movement Control and Equine Disease Surveillance: Dear Colleagues   There have been a number of isolated AHS cases in the infected part of SA. However we are hoping to be able to start lifting areas as the cases […]


Swine industry comes together to discuss the need for bio security on farms. Trans-boundary animal diseases are a real threat for pigs. MSD Animal Health supported a discussion on preparedness for trans-boundary  animal diseases with a focus on the role of stakeholders. See here the full article: MSD and the […]


The Brucellosis Steering Committee together with Dr Faffa Malan has been able to secure a slot on Grootplaas TV Program airing on Kyknet Channel 144 at 05:30 Tuesday mornings Please see here the first show that aired on Tuesday the 24th of January 2017 Dr Faffa Malan explains about the dangers […]