Online workshop held on Participatory Epidemiology Approach in Mongolia

2021-04-12 10:57:55

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The World Vision Mongolia in partnership with the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry is implementing “Disaster Resilient Communities” project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen the livelihoods and resilience of communities through systematic efforts reducing the community’s exposure to shocks linked to disasters in Ulaanbaatar city and six other provinces.

Within the framework of the project, the General Agency for Veterinary Services and World Vision Mongolia successfully co-organized a national online workshop on “Contextualizing Participatory Epidemiology Approach in Mongolia”. 

Mrs. Christine S. Jost, USAID Senior Adviser on Agriculture, representatives from USAID-Mongolia Representative Office, FAO, Veterinary Institute, National Emergency Management Agency, General Agency for Specialized Inspection, Zoonoses National Center for Diseases, State Veterinary and Sanitary Central Laboratory, School of Veterinary Medicine, Mongolian National Veterinary Association as well as Veterinary departments of 21 aimags and the UB city, and soum and district attended to the workshop.

The main purpose of the meeting was to share the results of the activities carried out to introduce and develop Participatory Epidemiology Approach in Mongolia in the field of livestock health protection and passive surveillance. During the meeting, discussions were held on how to use participatory epidemiological methods in the veterinary sector in the future in line with the planned activities under WVI’s Disaster Resilience Project planned activities.

Source: World Vision Mongolia