Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS)

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Introduction

The OIE Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) pathway is a continuous process to sustainably improve national veterinary services. The PVS pathway empowers national veterinary services by providing a comprehensive understanding of their strengths and weaknesses using a globally consistent methodology based on international standards which can reveal gaps, inefficiencies and opportunities for innovation. This enables countries to take ownership and prioritise improvements to their animal health system.

Options available for PVS Pathway engagement by its Member Countries are:

  • One Health Integration
  • PVS Pathway Veterinary Legislation Support Programme
  • PVS Sustainable Laboratory Support
  • Veterinary and veterinary paraprofessional education
  • Veterinary Statutory Body (VSB) support
  • Workforces development through OIE National Focal Points training
  • Public-Private partnership

 

Working in collaboration with the major international donors, the number of PVS Evaluation missions is increasing. As of 14 August 2019, the OIE has received 28 requests and implemented 28 missions in Asia and the Pacific region. There are 11 reports that are available for restricted distribution to Donors and Partners and 6 reports are available on the OIE website. The 28 PVS Evaluation mission requests were made by Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Fiji, India*, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Dem, People’s Rep. of Korea, Laos, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu and Vietnam.(* included 2 missions)