This congress was held from 17 to 20 April 2019 in Svetlogorsk (Russia) and José Manuel Sánchez participates with the presentation: "Innovative tools for the diagnosis of infectious diseases in pigs" and in the panel discussion on African Swine Fever as an expert of the OIE.
On April 3th, a Spanish delegation headed by Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno meets with the Minister of Agriculture of Romania to discuss the issue of the African Swine Fever.
Translation of the press release from the ministry:
Petre Daea, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, received a delegation of African swine fever experts headed by Dr. Jose Manuel Sanchez-Vizcaino, an animal health professor at the University of Madrid and expert at the MADR headquarters on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. World Organization for Animal Health on African swine fever. The invited delegate also included engineer Iani Chihaia of the National Association of Combined Fruit Manufacturers in Romania, Megan C. Niederwerder (Kansas State University), Enric Marco Granell (EAPHM President) and Gonzalo Mateos.
In addition to the Minister Petre Daea were Secretary of State Daniel Dumitru Botanoiu, Alexandru Ţachianu, Undersecretary of State Maricel Floricel Dima, Director General of the Directorate General for Agricultural Policies, Elena Tatomir, Director General of the European Affairs Department, International Relations and Roxana Zarma , Deputy General Director of the Agricultural Policy Directorate, Mihai Neagu, Director of the Animal Welfare Policy Maria Toma, as well as the vice-presidents of ANSVSA, namely Dr. Csutak Nagy Laszlo and Dr. Octavian Ilisoi.
On April 2nd in Bucharest took place at the conference "ANFNC - USSEC Conference on ASFF" in which Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno participated. The Romanian National TV made a video of the event. Here it is a fragment.
Next Thursday, March 28, Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno will participate in the Scientific Congress on African Swine Fever that will take place at the National Institute of Animal Health in Bangkok, Thailand.
Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno travels to Beijing next Tuesday 26th, to participate in this international congress with the conferences entitled:
"Global situation of ASF" and "Control and eradication of ASF in different epidemiological scenarios".
The National Association of Veterinarians of Iberian Pig organizes the 11th ANVEPI Forum on the 13th and 14th of March at the Casa Colón Complex Conference Center.
During the day, Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno will participate in the round table entitled "Control tools in the African Swine Fever" along with Fernando Rodríguez González and Pedro José Sánchez-Cordón.
New research article pusblished in BMC Veterinary Research journal.
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety of the University of Minnesota organized this interview about African Swine Fever with Professor José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaíno.
Episode 3 features Dr. Jose Manuel Sanchez Vizcaino, full professor at the Universidad Complutense Madrid and director of the OIE reference laboratory for African Swine Fever, and Dr. Tom Molitor, chair of the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the College of Veterinary