For effective counteraction to transboundary diseases and minimization of their negative influence, regular training of veterinary specialists on the practical implementation of emergency response plans is carried out.
On December 12, 2017, a training seminar was held on the management of the outbreak of African swine fever, attended by SNAU scientists.
In the framework of the event simulation exercises for rapid response to cases of detection in wild-type or domestic pigs were conducted. Veterinarians’theoretical and practical skills were trainedduring thatseminar, communication flows and interaction between different levels of the state veterinary servicewere tested.
For doctors of veterinary medicine of pig farms, the most important task at the moment is to establish an adequate protective level of biosafety.Reliable bio-defense of the enterprise is the only chance to keep pig breeding in Ukraine.