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Value chain analysis - Vientiane, Lao PDR

Support the development of Risk-based Strategy Plans for FMD control in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar 


Contractor: OIE Subregional representation Southeast Asia

Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar

Direct beneficiaries: National committees for FMD control of the Veterinary Services

Duration: December 2017 - March 2019

The objective of this project is to support the development of the Risk-based Strategy Plan for FMD control for countries to progress to PCP-FMD Stage 2. See for more information, here

Routine outbreak investigaton
Instant biosecurity point

Supporting progressive control of FMD in Egypt

Contractor: LLNL - AHW - GOVS 

Country: Egypt and neighbouring countries

Direct beneficiaries: General Office for Veterinary Services (GOVS) - Egypt

Duration: January 2017 - March 2019

The objective of this project is to support the implementation of the Risk-based Strategy Plan for FMD control. There are five tasks:

  1. Training on outbreak investigation - see for more details here

    1. Routine outbreak investigation​

    2. Advanced outbreak investigation

    3. Local response

  2. Strengthening monitoring and evaluation by the Dpt of Epidemiology​

  3. External assessment of current vaccine production (two production sites) and procedures of current vaccine quality audit

  4. Regional meeting between Egypt and 5 neighboring countries on FMD relevant technical issues

  5. Support to sample processing and data management at the Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI)

Project is funded through Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and managed by AHW. Expertise is provided by contracted specialists. The project is directly linked to EuFMD's workplan 2017-2019, component 2.2.

For more information, please contact Animal Health Works

Risk analysis on the introduction of exotic FMD viruses into Southeast Asia


Contractor: OIE Subregional representation - Southeast Asia

Region: Southeast Asia

Direct beneficiaries: Southeast Asia and China Foot-and-Mouth Disease Campaign (members states Bahrain, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

Duration: March - May 2017

Objective of this project was to conduct a risk analysis on the incursion of exotic FMD viruses into SE Asia. The document is available here

Results and recommendations were presented and discussed during  a regional workshop on risk-assessment of incursions of exotic FMD viruses, ahead of at the OIE - SEACFMD 20th National Coordinator meeting, Pakse - Lao PDR (August 2017) 

The project team consisted of Melissa McLaws, Joao Afonso, Socheat Sieng and Chris Bartels

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