Preventive social distancing in countries around the world is also a fact in the Americas.
While postponement of events, restructuring of agendas and coordination meetings are a reality for everyone, our work as Veterinarians is essential to feed the population sheltered in their homes, and to ensure food security in populations, even in times of pandemic
This is why the OIE Regional Commission for the Americas met last 16 April,2020 to analyse options for business continuity , in view of the fact that the current sanitary situation will not allow the 88th General Session to take place as planned at the end of May this year.
The Veterinary Services play a fundamental role in the prevention and management of diseases, including those transmissible to humans. Because protecting animals means preserving our future.*
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