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We belong to the VISAVET Research Centre from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). We work in research and teaching on animal infectious diseases.

 
  • Vigiasan: Proyecto de Innovación Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado

  • El principal objetivo de VACDIVA es resolver el problema de la Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) en Europa y en los países afectados, desarrollando vacunas seguras y efectivas para cerdos domésticos y jabalíes, tests de diagnóstico y herramientas para estrategias de control y erradicación en Europa
  • Proyecto de Innovación "Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado"
  • Somos Laboratorio de Referencia de la Organización Mundial de la Sanidad Animal (OIE) en Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) y Peste Equina Africana PEA.
  • Realizamos el diagnóstico de los principales virus que afectan a las abejas, siendo pioneros en el desarrollo y puesta a punto de nuevas técnicas para su estudio.
  • La investigación epidemiologica de la Peste Porcina Clásica y Africana (PPC y PPA) son dos de nuestras prioridades.
  • En SUAT trabajamos en la aplicación de la termografía a la sanidad animal, especialmente ventajosa en animales en libertad y de zoo.
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Marine Animal Health VACDIVA ASF NIFNAF

Madrid, ASF capital

ParticipantsFrom  27th of June to the 1st of July, Madrid city is hosting the "Training course on African Swine Fever (ASF) epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis (ASF-EPILAB)". 

The activities take place at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Complutense University and at the Research Center for Animal Health (CISA-INIA), this one is European Union and FAO Reference Laboratory for ASF.

You can take a look to the program.

 

Presentation of the project Marine Animal Health

L´Oceanografic y la Universidad Complutense

This Thursday, May 26 has been presented the project: Marine Animal Health.

The general director of the City of Arts and Sciences, Pedro GarciaRibot, the head of Veterinary Oceanogràfic, Daniel Garcia, and director of the Reference Laboratory of the Organization for Animal Health (OIE) of the Universidad Complutense, José ManuelSánchez-Vizcaíno, present the project  "Marine Animal Health",initiated by both entities. 

Marine Animal HealthThis project arises from the collaboration in recent years between VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre (Complutense University) and the Oceanographic. The aim is to improve the health of the Mediterranean marine fauna and, by extension, the preservation of the marine ecosystem in general.

Source: Generalitat Valenciana
New in the media: ABC | Ocanografic | elperiodic

More information about this project of Marine Animal Health.

Morbillivirus could regrow

 

Experts do not rule out a resurgence of the morbillivirus epidemicthat has killed dozens of dolphins.

Morbillivirus epidemic that has killed dozens of dolphins in recent times is currently engaged in a phase of 'silent epidemic', in which the deaths of animals have ceased, although experts do not rule that can produce a resurgence of virus.

Source and full article: europapress (spanish text)

This new in other media: ABC | levante-emv (spanish texts)

Rinderpest has been eradicated

Público.es

Human action does clear the planet for the first time an animaldisease

Yesterday, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) officially declared eradicated rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases for these animals. As explained by Professor of Animal Health (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid), José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaíno, "this is the first animal disease that has been eradicated by human action, something that has been achieved "with a global vaccination program continued and persistent " and a " very effective immunization. " 

Full article: Público.es (spanish text)