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PRESS RELEASE (St. George’s, Grenada) 12 April, 2016 - “The Caribbean Animal Health Network, CaribVET, continues to work in earnest with its partners to safeguard the animal and veterinary public health of the Caribbean region”, affirmed Dr Kathian Hackshaw, Chair of the Steering Committee of CaribVET, at the network’s annual Meeting held in Grenada, 4-6 April 2016. In her opening remarks, she highlighted the strong link between animal health and international trade, saying that CaribVET is highly committed to contributing to the development of a safe, prosperous and healthy region.

 Recently CaribVET has experienced a marked increase...

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Following the recent outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in North America and Canada, Barbados has increased wild bird surveillance and has put measures in place to improve biosecurity within the poultry industry. As part of their...
CaribVET was well-represented at this important forum on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics which is considered one of the biggest conference in this domain worldwide. Several papers of the network and the Epigenesis project were accepted as oral...
According to reports to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the global impact of both Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI), in terms of loss of poultry and the number of countries reporting...
Earlier this year, the Directorate General for Livestock (DIGEGA) of the Dominican Republic has declared the country free from avian influenza (AI). Since 2006, the Dominican Republic has implemented an AI surveillance program based on passive...
Belmopan. September 9, 2015.  (Joint Release from MNRA, BAHA, Ministry of Health and the Belize Poultry Association)  BAHA will today lift quarantine and other control measures implemented in the Cayo District following the detection of...

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On January 15th 2016 the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)...

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The Dominica Poultry Association in close partnership with the Livestock Development Unit of the Ministry of...