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TICAD7 Side Event [Fighting Against Zoonoses in Africa: Japan-OIE Cooperation Program]

Yokohama, Japan, 28 August 2019

Epidemic of zoonoses leads to serious situations especially in Africa, and insufficiency of technical capacity of institutions and human resources are challenging issues to tackle. The OIE will organize the side event of the 7th Session of the Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD7) in order to strengthen cooperation between Japan and the OIE towards solving problems of zoonotic diseases in Africa.

Side event details:

  • Date and time: 28 August 2019, 15:30-17:00 (Japan time)
  • Venue: PACIFICO Yokohama, Annex Hall F203 (1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, JAPAN)

  • Program:
    • Part 1 - Signing ceremony for the Letter of Intent for partnership between OIE and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
    • Part 2 - Panel discussion: discussion for prevention and control of zoonoses in Africa with participation of experts from OIE and JICA as well as researchers of veterinary medicine

If you would like to attend the event, please contact OIE Regional Representation for Asia and the Pacific (asia.pacific@remove-this.oie.int) by 16th August 2019.