ASEAN-Sustained training missions to selected countries to provide training on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
Country: ASEAN Countries
Value €: 200,000
Timescale: Jan 2005 – Dec 2006
Activities: Organisation of training for ASEAN government officials to develop efficient strategies for HPAI disease control. This training included: DG SANCO the secondment in interested ASEAN governments of two experts (over a maximum period of 60 days for each expert) to provide sustained training with the aim of developing efficient strategies for HPAI control and taking initial steps towards the implementation of these strategies. The organisation and implementation of a 3-day laboratory workshop for 20 nominated experts from ASEAN governments in a suitably equipped laboratory. The aim was to provide training in state of the art virological and serological methods of diagnosis and other suitable techniques, at an appropriate level of sophistication so that participants are in a position to apply the techniques in their home countries.