Development of a roadmap for the progressive control of Foot-and-Mouth disease in West Eurasia

Shiraz, Iran
9 Nov 2008 - 13 Nov 2008

A four-day Workshop was held in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran, on 09-11 Novemebr 2008. The meeting was organized by FAO and EuFMD in consultation with OIE, and hosted by the Iran Veterinary Organization. The Workshop was convened as a joint meeting under the FMD projects implemented by the EuFMD Commission in Turkey, TransCaucasus, Iran and Syria, and the GTFS/INT/907/ITA project for Central Asian countries. Invitations were sent by FAO, on behalf of the two organizations, to the Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) and to the FAO national consultants on FMD (EuFMD or GTFS projects). In total, fifteen countries in West EurAsia were represented, with the Russian Federation represented through the OIE Reference Laboratory (FGI-ARRIAH).

Keywords: Foot-and-Mouth (FMD), Europe

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