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Recent advances in Emergency Animal Diseases (EAD) Annual Symposium

05 Sep 2014

Photo: CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory.

Photo: CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory.

Innovations and challenges in EAD surveillance, diagnostics and management of new diseases will be just some of the topics covered at the inaugural EAD Symposium to be held at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory’s (AAHL) Geelong facility on 5 – 6 November 2014.

The two-day symposium, organised by CSIRO in association with the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Animal Health Australia (AHA) will bring together veterinary practitioners, animal health managers, diagnosticians and livestock industry representatives, to learn about and discuss issues regarding the recognition and management of EADs in Australia.

Staff from AAHL, AHA, the Department of Agriculture and the University of Melbourne will present on a number of topics and will also provide refresher training in EAD preparedness for veterinary practitioners including appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and correct packaging options. Participants will also learn about AAHL’s role in EAD diagnosis.

For more information about the event, which is eligible for 11 Australian Veterinary Association VetEd points, click here or register online now to secure your spot.

 

Last reviewed: November 23, 2015

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