Mongolia-Russian joint surveillance kicks off in Uvs aimagSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A team of researchers has been sent from the Russian Federation to conduct joint surveillance for zoonotic infection and marmot plague in Mongolia.
Consisting of specialists at the Anti-Plague Research Institute of Siberia and the Far East in Irkutsk, Russia, the team will be doing a surveillance study in partnership with the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases along the border in Uvs aimag.
Director of the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases N.Tsogbadrakh, and Director of the Anti-Plague Research Institute of Siberia and the Far East S.V.Balakhanov participated in the meeting for the joint surveillance team.
During the meeting, the donation funds gathered from the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases and centers for zoonotic diseases in rural areas were also presented to the research institute for recovery of the areas affected by heavy floods in Irkutsk.