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National chief veterinarian Yu Kangzhen emphasizes at the video meeting of National Spring Major Animal Epidemic Prevention and Control-do well the job of spring major animal epidemic prevention and control steadily

Information resource: Ministry of Agriculture

On March 8, the video meeting of National Spring Major Animal Epidemic Prevention and Control was held in Beijing. National chief veterinarian Yu Kangzhen emphasized at the meeting that grasp current situation accurately, highlight the key points, implement all kinds of prevention and control measures steadily and strive to ensure regional major animal epidemic wouldn’t occur.

Yu Kangzhen pointed out that this year was the first year to implement comprehensively National Mid-and-long Term Animal Epidemic Prevention and Control Plan (2012-2020) (hereinafter referred as Plan). Doing well the job of prevention and control this year’s has a special and important significance for laying the foundation to realize goals in Plan and shift from steady control of animal epidemic to eliminating. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Departments at all levels should especially do well 6 aspects of the job.

I) Especially do well the job of spring concentrated immunization

Concentrated immunization work will be started on March 8. Strive to complete it before early May. When doing well the job of spring compulsive immunization, all regions should innovate work mechanism constantly and improve effectiveness and pertinence of compulsory immunization.

II) Especially do well the job of epidemic monitoring

All regions should especially organize epidemiology research work and monitoring of foot-and-mouth disease, bird flu, brucellosis, equine infectious anaemia and glanders.

III) Especially do well the job of supervision and law enforcement

This year, Ministry of Agriculture will carry out the activity of “Moral Culture Construction Year of Animal Sanitation Supervision and Law Enforcement”. All regions should carry out moral culture construction supervision actions strictly; strengthen animal sanitation supervision management in links like feeding, slaughter and operation; strengthen efforts in investigation and punishment of unlawful acts.

IV) Especially do well the job of overseas epidemic prevention and control

Do well the job of all kinds of prevention and control measures, strengthen department cooperation, form prevention and control joint force, and effectively prevent and control overseas epidemic entering risk.

V) Especially do well the job of emergency preparation

Stick to “prevention and control first”, further perfect emergency mechanism and strengthen emergency guard. Once emergency occurs, report quickly, respond in time and handle it decisively.

VI) coordinate and do well the job of prevention and control of common and frequently-occurring diseases

Do well the job of prevention and control of frequently-occurring diseases like live pig diarrhoea; strengthen technical guidance and training of breeding farmers; improve self epidemic prevention awareness of breeding farmers and biological safety level of breeding enterprises.

Yu Kangzhen stressed that all regions should speed up formation work of Plan; actively communicate and coordinate with related departments and strive to get their support; work hard on aspects like perfecting law and regulation system, strengthening organization team construction, perfecting financial investment mechanism and strengthening scientific and technological supporting guarantee; lay the foundation of animal epidemic prevention work solidly; spare no effort in guaranteeing successful implementation of Plan.

 


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