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24th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for Europe
24th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for Europe




Veterinary controls must be enhanced to control the spread of animal diseases including at border and importation checkpoint controls.




FVE President Mr Winding and Executive Director Mr Vaarten  attended the Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for Europe in Astana, Kazakhstan (20-24 September 2010).

"The Conference acknowledged that Veterinary Services working under an appropriate national chain of command play a major role at border and importation checkpoint controls; this must be strongly supported by governments as any weakness  in this field allows microbes to pass through” Dr Bernard Vallat , OIE Director General said. Read more