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Programme for the day (subject to change)
09:30 - Webinar Platform Introduction (Corné Engelbrecht, Savetcon)
09:35 - Welcome & Introduction (Dr Noluvuyo Magadla, SASVEPM Vice President)
09:40 - The global burden of animal diseases programme (Prof. Jonathan Rushton, Professor (Chair) of Animal Health and Food Systems Economics University of Liverpool)
10:20 - The challenges of managing animal health in a developing country considering the importance of livestock to communal farmers (Dr Michael Modisane, Chief Directorate Animal Production and Health Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, South Africa)
11:05 - The impact of ASF, FMD, AI and AMR on animal health, economies and public health in Southern Africa (Prof. F. O. Fasina, Country Team Leader (Tanzania), Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations)
11:45 - Coffee Break (15 minutes)
12:00 - Southern African regional approach for controlling transboundary animal diseases (Dr Misheck Mulumba, Senior Manager Research: Animal Health and Protection Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Institute, Agricultural Research Council, South Africa)
12:45 - Recommendations, Conclusion, Vote of Thanks and Announcements (Dr Wonderful Shumba (SASVEPM Executive Member) Veterinary epidemiologist Deputy Director: Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Northern Cape Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development)
13:00 - Close of event
Currently working as the Deputy Director responsible for Veterinary Epidemiology and Laboratory Services since 2014. Has been in Veterinary Research and Diagnostics since 1997 and is an Executive Member of SASVEPM.
Qualified from MEDUNSA in 1995 and obtained MSc Veterinary Science from UP in 2015 and is continuing within her studies in the epidemiology field. Currently working as a Director of Animal Health with Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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