The role of the laboratory in surveillance, early detection of the diseases, monitoring activities, investigation and diagnosis of animal diseases are essential in efforts to control animal disease and improving the animal health in Indonesia.
Worldwide live animal trade plays a large role in moving animal species to various parts of the world, including Indonesia. This development enables the introduction of alien species into the ecosystem of a country. Such introduction must be controlled because it could cause degradation of the native ecosystem and spread animal and human disease globally.
When avian influenza struck Indonesia in 2003 and had spread to most parts of Indonesia, Bali was also on of the infected areas.
The National Avian Influenza Epidemiology Workshop has been held on Aryaduta Jakarta Hotel on Monday until Friday, February 4 to 8, 2008
The training workshop was designed to demonstrate to animal health staff members the role of international regulations and veterinary epidemiology in national animal health programs and the protection of human and animal populations from diseases
The training on “Geospatial Technologies in Epidemiology and Incident Management” was a preliminary step for the Bird Flu Control Pilot Project in Tangerang which was initiated by the National Committee for Avian Influenza Control and Influenza Pandemic Preparedness
Animal health is the major item which should be considered when developing a livestock business. This matter is closely related with the emerging of various diseases in livestock
Entering the global free trade era, OIE as a world animal health organization no longer allows zero risk policies on importation of animal and animal products into a country
he objectives of this training was to provide reviews on various information, to provide the right knowledge and practical skills for conducting vaccination and sample collecting in the field which is all in preparations for the vaccination and sampling program for Avian Influenza diagnosis
Thirty eight (38) participants have been enlisted to follow the training and receive certificates. Majority of the participants were veterinarians from provincial and district livestock services offices in Indonesia