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ASEAN Cooperation on Animal Health - OIE Asia-Pacific

Update on ong>ASEANong> COOPERATION on

Animal Health and HPAI

ong>ASEANong> Secretariat

The Fourth Regional Steering Committee Meeting on GF-

TADs for Asia and the Pacific, 1-2 July 2010, Thailand,

Bangkok.

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ong>ASEANong> ong>Cooperationong> on Animal Health -

Overview

• Regional responsible body – ong>ASEANong> Sectoral Working

Group on Livestock (ASWGL)

• Priority TADs

• Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)

• Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

• Classical Swine Fever (CSF)

• Regularization of Products and Utilization of Animal

Vaccines

ong>ASEANong> Animal Health Trust Fund (AAHTF)

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ong>ASEANong> ong>Cooperationong> on Animal Health -

Overview

Animal Health Information System

Animal Health and Production Information System for

ong>ASEANong> (AHPISA)

ong>ASEANong> Regional Animal Health Information System

(ARAHIS)

Animal-Human health collaboration

• Pandemic Preparedness and Response

• Strengthening ong>ASEANong> regional coordination on animal

health and zoonosis

• Collaborative initiatives

• EC Regional ong>Cooperationong> Programme on Highly

Pathogenic and Emerging Diseases (HPED) in Asia

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HPAI

ong>ASEANong> HPAI Taskforce (led by Malaysia)

• Regional Framework for the Control and Eradication of HPAI

in ong>ASEANong> (2006-2008)

• Endorsed by 27 th AMAF, 29 September 2005, Manila

• Regional Strategy for the Progressive Control and

Eradication of HPAI (2008-2010)

• Endorsed by 29 th AMAF, 1 November 2007, Bangkok

• Recognises the need for a well-coordinated multi-agency

and multi-sectoral approach to prevent, control, and

eradicate HPAI in the ong>ASEANong> region

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HPAI

• Regional Strategy (2008-2010) – Focused Areas

• Strengthen regional coordination, cooperation and

partnership with stakeholders – through regional

consultation and multi-sectoral coordination

• Pursue the regional arrangements adopted at

ministerial level – AAHTF, AMS commitments

• Develop strategies to eradicate HPAI – linkages with

GF-TADs & FAO/OIE strategies, progressive zoning,

strengthening veterinary services and vaccination

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HPAI

• Regional Strategy (2008-2010) – Focused Areas

• Enhance capacities and capabilities – surveillance and

epidemiology, laboratory, information systems, public

awareness and risk communication, preparedness and

contingency planning, legislation, biosecurity, stamping

out and compensation, zoning and compartmentalisation,

risk analysis, animal-human health interface,

• Research and Development (R&D)

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HPAI

• ADB-ong>ASEANong> Sub-project on Strengthening the ong>ASEANong>

Secretariat’s Capacity for Regional Coordination in the

Control and Eradication of HPAI in ong>ASEANong>

• Strengthen the capacity of the ong>ASEANong> Secretariat to

facilitate and monitor the implementation of the

ong>ASEANong>’s Regional Framework for HPAI

• Promote collaborative arrangements among various

initiatives in the region and beyond to enhance

understanding and sharing of experiences in the control

of HPAI.

• Develop the Roadmap for Eradication of HPAI in

ong>ASEANong> by 2020

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FMD

OIE SEACFMD Campaign (funded by AusAID with

Thailand as lead country)

• AusAID to fund the programme until June 2011

• Roadmap for Foot and Mouth Disease Freedom with

Vaccination by 2020 in Southeast Asia

• Endorsed by 27 th AMAF, 29 September 2005, Manila

• SEAFMD Regional Coordination Unit, Bangkok.

• The 18 th ASWGL Meeting in Vientiane, Lao PDR support

the inclusion of Brunei Darussalam and Singapore as well

as China in the SEACFMD Campaign

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CSF

• Philippines as lead country

• Regional Workshop on CSF Control Strategy for Southeast

Asia (7-8 July 2008, Philippines) in collaboration with FAO

and OIE

• Draft regional strategy framework for controlling and

eradicating CSF following a 3 phased approach namely:

Phase 1- Preparation Phase; Phase 2 – Control Phase,

and Phase 3- Eradication Phase.

• The Draft Regional Framework will be submitted to the

Next Special SOM-AMAF.

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ong>ASEANong> Animal Health Trust Fund

• Purpose - To finance ong>ASEANong> animal health projects

(Approved by AMAF through SOM AMAF)

• Priority - Transboundary animal diseases (TADs) crucial to

ong>ASEANong>, namely HPAI, FMD and CSF

• Status

• Balance: USD 938, 755.16 (as of 1 March 2010)

• All ong>ASEANong> Member States have contributed at least their

first batch of contribution

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Animal Health Information Systems

Animal Health and Production Information System for

ong>ASEANong> (AHPISA) (led by Viet Nam)

ong>ASEANong> Regional Animal Health Information System

(ARAHIS) (led by Singapore)

• Already linked with WAHIS.

• Priority diseases - FMD, ND, Rabies, HPAI and CSF

• On-going development of an agreement with OIE on

hosting of ARAHIS.

• Consideration on mainstreaming information systems in the

future and OIE has offered the assistance for streamlining

exercise

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Pandemic Preparedness and Response

• Supported by ong>ASEANong>-US Technical Assistance and Training

Facility

• Main Objectives:

(1)improve coordination among ong>ASEANong> Member States in the

pandemic preparedness and response strategies, activities

and plans; and

(2)promote the multi-sectoral approach (between the health

and the non health sectors) both at the regional and national

level.

ong>ASEANong> Technical Working Group on Pandemic

Preparedness and Response – Serves as the ‘ong>ASEANong>

coordinating structure’ on Pandemic Preparedness and

Response.

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Animal-Human Health Collaboration

• Human health

The ong>ASEANong> Experts Group on Communicable Diseases

(under the ong>ASEANong> Health Ministers) implemented the

ong>ASEANong> Plus Three Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID)

Programme

• Support for institutional capacity of the ong>ASEANong> Secretariat to

assist Member Countries develop a regional instrument on

mobilisation of multi (ong>ASEANong>)-national outbreak response

teams, and prepare activity proposals addressing regional

priorities under the Programme, for joint implementation with

partners.

• Recognising the zoonotic health threat of avian influenza, the

ong>ASEANong> Plus-Three EID Programme also support in Animal-

Human Health Collaboration

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ong>ASEANong> Plus Three Workshop on Animal and Human Health

Collaboration for Emerging and Neglected Zoonotic

Diseases was held on 3-5 February 2009 in Vientiane, Lao

PDR.

• Joint Recommendation on Animal and Human Health

Collaboration has been endorsed by SOM-31 st AMAF and

SOMHD for further implementation.

ong>ASEANong> Plus Three Emerging and Neglected Zoonotic

Diseases Phase II completion meeting was held on 8-9

June 2010 in Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam

• Developing the Medium Term Plan, focuses on Policy,

Networking, Communication and information as well as

Multisectoral Collaboration.

• Agreed to establish ong>ASEANong> EID Mechanism that act as

ong>ASEANong> Regional Coordination Mechanism to facilitate

collaboration among the Member States to prepare, prevent

and control EIDs regionally.

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Upcoming Collaborative Initiatives

EC Regional ong>Cooperationong> Programme on Highly Pathogenic

and Emerging Diseases (HPED) in Asia

• Objective: to strengthen the institutional capacities of ong>ASEANong> and

SAARC and their Secretariats to control HPED and improve epidemic

and pandemic preparedness in the region

• The Programme will be implemented via contracts between the

European Commission and the FAO, WHO, and OIE

OIE Component: Strengthening Veterinary Services in Asia, Regional

Vaccine Bank and capacity Building for Surveillance, Early Detection

and Eradication of Highly Pathogenic Emerging and Re-emerging

Animal Diseases

• FAO Component: Improvement of Regional Capacity for Prevention,

Control and Eradication of Highly Pathogenic and Emerging Diseases

(HPED) including Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in ong>ASEANong>

and SAARC Countries

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Study on Strengthening ong>ASEANong> Regional

Coordination on Animal Health and Zoonoses

• There are a range of other regional coordinating

activities occurring through international agencies

through ong>ASEANong> activities

• Endorsed at the 17 th ASWGL, 5-8 May 2009 in

Yogyakarta, Indonesia and it is supported by AusAID,

FAO, OIE and EC

• The Special 30 th SOM-AMAF 11-13 August 2009 in Ho

Chi Minh supported the proposed TOR.

• Objectives of the Study:

• to assess and present feasible models of regional

coordination arrangements for TADs in ong>ASEANong>

• to explore possible regional models for animal health

and human health coordination in addressing

emerging and neglected zoonotic diseases in ong>ASEANong>

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• The 18 th ASWGL meeting, 5-7 May 2010 in Lao PDR

agreed on the establishment of a Regional Coordination

Mechanism for Animal Health and Zoonoses (RCM) in

August 2010.

• Requested technical inputs and support from

development partners/ donor agencies for the

preparatory process of the establishment of a RCM

• The development of RCM is believed through a staged

transition from existing coordination activities and

particularly FAO component of the EC-HPED

programme.

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Continuous Efforts

• Strategic approaches towards regional cooperation on

animal health and zoonoses

• Strengthening national animal health capability, particularly

veterinary services

• Supporting animal health sector towards greater contribution

to multi-sectoral cooperation on public health

• Enhancing partnership arrangement and cooperation,

considering comparative advantages among agencies

concerned

• Institutional linkages within countries and across borders

are being strengthened

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• Sharing information, knowledge, success stories and

lessons learned from each specific case experienced

• Partnerships with all stakeholders in public and private

sectors and civil society are being developed

ong>ASEANong> will continue to exert leadership and coordination


Thank You

ong>ASEANong>: “One Vision, One Identity and

One Community”

http://www.asean.org

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