(VOV) - International veterinary experts will put in place a plan for epidemic control at regional level, targeted towards the elimination of bird flu in Vietnam, according to the FAO Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases Operations (ECTAD).
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Measures will be discussed at two seminars in Ho Chi Minh City on July 24 and Vinh City on July 31.
The plan will be applied in strategies to analyse risks and control epidemics at regional level.
Doctor Laurence Gleeson, Director of the FAO’s Bird Flu Prevention Programme, said the progressive control method has been applied successfully as one of the most effective ways at regional and international levels over the world but in Vietnam for the first time.
The plan is part of the bird flu control programme funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).