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Russia’s got the status of an area free from a number of animal diseases

  • 22 Jun 08:07

Russia’s got the status of an area free from a number of animal diseases The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has officially recognized the status of Russia as a country free from contagious pleuropneumonia of cattle and plague of small ruminants. Extensive research, analytical and practical work carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, Rosselkhoznadzor and the regional veterinary services to win this international status was based on extensive laboratory studies in each constituent entity of the Russian Federation and brand new methodologies for assessing the epizootic status implemented on the national scale. In 2020, the Russian Federation, first of the EAEU countries, was officially put on the OIE list of 58 member. Read more...

In the Republic of Khakassia there was a massive death of horses

  • 10 Apr 09:46

In the Republic of Khakassia there was a massive death of horses The mass death of horses occurred in the Republic of Khakassia - more than 30 animals died. As news agency REGNUM reported on April 4, the State Veterinary Inspectorate investigates the reasons for the incident at the Republican Ministry of Agriculture and Food. It clarifies that the dead animals belong to the personal subsidiary farms. Experts selected pathological material and sent it to the veterinary laboratory. “As of 04.04.2019, especially dangerous diseases and diseases common to humans and animals are excluded. Diseased animals do not represent any threat to the life and health of the residents of the republic”, said the Khakass ministry. Read more...

The head of the Rosselkhoznadzor accused the regions of underreporting animal morbidity data

  • 4 Dec 08:56

The head of the Rosselkhoznadzor accused the regions of underreporting animal morbidity data The regional authorities of Russia dissemble data on dangerous animal diseases, said Rosselkhoznadzor. This point of view at the first meeting of the permanent anti-epizootic commission under the government of the Russian Federation was expressed by the head of the Russian watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert. "They supervise themselves. And we can`t do the work that is needed to be done and can`t take measures needed. In addition, we have a delay in taking measures and there is a delay associated with concealing diseases," he said. In this regard, Dankvert stressed the need for the transfer of authority to monitor the work of regional veterinary. Read more...

EU Commits Millions to Combat Animal Diseases in 2016

  • 15 Jan 11:27

EU Commits Millions to Combat Animal Diseases in 2016 The EU has committed close to €161 million to support eradication, control and surveillance programmes that aim to eliminate animal diseases and zoonoses as well as further strengthen the protection of human and animal health. Given the serious impact that animal disease outbreaks can have on human health, but also on economy and trade, the allocation of EU co-financing will continue to assist national authorities in putting in place precautionary measures, disease surveillance and eradication programmes, at national and European level. Overall, 130 programmes have been selected for EU funding under the Regulation 652/2014 on the management of the expenditure in. Read more...