Diseases


#BrakesonBrucellosis | Have You Tested?

  Veterinarians and para-veterinarians are at high risk of acquiring brucellosis infection, e.g. whilst assisting in the birthing process of infected cows and handling infected calving material and aborted fetuses (calves). This is why it is important for Veterinarians and para-veterinarians to understand the risks and wear the appropriate personal […]


BRUCELLOSIS AWARENESS-DO YOU KNOW?

  If these animals remain in the herd, they continue to spread the infection silently to the rest of the herd and this causes economic and production losses. The best way to identify and limit brucellosis in your herd is to vaccinate heifers, test the herd, and slaughter test positive […]


Brucellosis Campaign: WHAT IS BRUCELLOSIS? #BrakesonBrucellosis

There are several different strains of Brucella bacteria and they can infect basically all mammals.Brucella abortus, which preferably infects cows is known as Bovine Brucellosis. Brucellosis in humans occurs when a person comes into contact with an animal or animal product infected with the Brucella bacteria. #Brucellosis #SAVC #AnimalHealth #HealthFacts […]


SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update-2020-11-20

SAPPO starts the #YesMrPresident initiative. See here the post: https://start.mysmartmail.co.za/t/ViewEmail/j/C0064AB5A39752012540EF23F30FEDED/A7D93C5F8CEC216481176E9AA71FFAE9 See here the SAPPO NEWS-Weekly Update: SAPPO WEEKLY UPDATE-WEEK 43                                                


ASF Update 20 November 2020

Please find here the latest update on the African Swine Fever: ASF contingency plan approved 2020-11-17 SF update 2020-11-17 ASF update 2020-10-23 ASF update 2020-06-30 ASF update 2020-05-19 2020-03-26 ASF outbreak and surveillance update report 2019-12-13 South Africa ASF update 2019-11-29 South Africa ASF update 2019-11-04 South Africa ASF update 2019-09-30 […]


MINISTER DIDIZA ANNOUNCES THE OUTBREAK OF BRUCELLOSIS IN KWAZULU-NATAL

MEDIA STATEMENT MINISTER DIDIZA ANNOUNCES THE OUTBREAK OF BRUCELLOSIS IN KWAZULU-NATAL 18 NOVEMBER 2020 The Minister of Agriculture, Land reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), has been made aware by the MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in KwaZulu-Natal, Ms Bongi Sithole-Moloi (MPL), of the outbreak of brucellosis […]


DISEASE REPORTS UPDATED OCTOBER 2020

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 October 2020: Disease report October 2020 -Summary Maps – October 2020 Disease Reporting September 2020: Disease report September 2020 -Summary Maps – September 2020 […]