Activities related to Emerging Diseases

3rd FAO-APHCA/OIE Regional Workshop on Brucellosis Diagnosis and Control with an emphasis on Brucella melitensis  (Sukhothai and Phitsanulok Provinces, Thailand, 21-25 November 2010)

The workshop was organised by the OIE and the Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-APHCA) in collaboration with Department of Livestock Development, Thailand.

The main objectives of this workshop were:

  • To update on brucellosis situation in Asia and the Pacific with an emphasis on epidemiological situation of B. melitensis in the Region;
  • To update protocol development for control of brucellosis;
  • To refresh hands-on trainings on standard laboratory tests for diagnosis of brucellosis (B. melitensis); and
  • To promote collaboration on diagnosis and control of B. melitensis in the Region.