The annual congresses for RuVASA and SASVEPM was held from the 18th to the 20th of June at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg. The NAHF attended the congress on the 18th of June and some of the highlights included: Key note speaker: Be prepared – the best is yet to […]


OBP Product Availability Report – 2018-06-08

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 April: Product availability June Product availability May 2018 OBP Product availability communique (April) Product availability Feb 2018 We thank OBP for their commitment in strengthening […]

Rift Valley Fever Information-2018-05-30

See here information regarding the Rift Valley Fever: OIE Information: http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/Rift-Valley-fever/ DAFF Information: Cases of Rift Valley Fever confirmed in sheep in Jacobsdal Free State Province http://www.nda.agric.za/docs/media/Media%20release-%20Reminder%20to%20administer%20Rift%20Valley%20Fever%20vaccination%20to%20livestock.pdf OBP Comunique for vaccine availability: Communique – RVF outbreak

Brucella Jan-Jun2017


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   Animal Disease Reporting March 2018   Animal Disease Reporting February 2018   Animal Disease Reporting January […]

LETS TALK PORK-SAPPO Dialogue-Monthly Update 2018-05-23

SAPPO Dialogue will be shared on the NAHF website on a monthly basis. See here the most recent news from the CEO; Mr Johann Kotzé Pork Dialogue   Dear SAPPO member Since our previous update early in May the trade has reported a steady increase in demand for fresh pork. […]


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World Veterinary Day 2018-04-28

The World Veterinary day is scheduled for the 28th of April 2018 and the theme for this year is: THE ROLE OF THE VETERINARY PROFESSION IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE LIVELIHOODS, FOOD SECURITY AND SAFETY http://www.oie.int/for-the-media/press-releases/detail/article/what-have-you-planned-for-world-veterinary-day-2018/   Dr. Neil Fourie who had been a production animal veterinarian in Middelburg, Mpumalanga […]