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As part of the “One Health, One Caribbean, One Love” project, funded by the European Union, co-funded by the 10th European Development Fund SPS Project and implemented by the University of the West Indies (UWI)’ a training workshop was held in Saint Lucia, aimed at strengthening the ability of the veterinary services and livestock producers to recognise, diagnose and respond to animal and zoonotic diseases. 

The ultimate goal of this workshop is to increase food security by decreasing the risk of livestock production losses due to foreign, endemic and zoonotic animal diseases.

The Animal Disease Recognition and Response workshop trained personnel of the veterinary services and selected...

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