The 26th SEACFMD Sub-Commission Meeting held virtually on 17 March 2022 from 2 PM to 5 PM (Bangkok time) started with a closed session for the election the President, Vice Presidents, and Steering Committee members amongst the Sub-Commission members. It was followed by an open session with presentations on the global and regional FMD situation, progress of the SEACFMD campaign; and endorsement of the SEACFMD Roadmap M&E framework and Implementation Plan.
A Pre Sub-Commission meeting was held on 16 March 2022 from 2 PM to 5 PM (Bangkok time) to seek updates from members on the FMD situation and maintenance of FMD free status by the FMD infected and FMD free countries, respectively.
Similarly, a Post Sub-Commission meeting was held on 18 March 2022 from 2 PM to 5 PM (Bangkok time) to interact and discuss with the non SEACFMD countries, Partners, Research Institutions and other stakeholders to strengthen collaboration and to enhance control of FMD and other Transboundary animal diseases (TADs) in the region.
The 3-day meeting was attended by participants from SEACFMD Member Countries, World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE) Delegates or their authorized Representatives and National Coordinators), non SEACFMD Countries in the Asia Pacific region; partner organisations such as FAO, ASEAN Secretariat, WOAH Reference Laboratories, donors, Academic Institutions and Vaccine Manufacturers and WOAH (staff from HQ, RR Tokyo and SRR Bangkok).
Day 1: Pre SEACFMD Sub-Commission Meeting
Update from member countries
Day 2: SEACFMD Sub-Commission Meeting
Day 3: Post SEACFMD Sub-Commission Meeting
Update from the Partners
Update from Non-SEACFMD countries