Last updated: 17 Mar 2022

Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS)

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Cyclical in nature, the PVS Pathway of the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE) provides a robust mechanism for the continuous improvement of national Veterinary Services,  through a staged approach using a set of proven tools and methods to evaluate, plan, cost and support the strengthening of national Veterinary Services. These stages, and the options for member Country engagement within each of them, are presented in the diagram:

PVS Pathway Cycle 

PVS State of play in the Region- Evaluation & Planning 

PVS State of play in the Region- Targeted Support (Updated: 17 Mar 2022)

PVS Activities in the Region

Completed and on-going PVS related activities in Asia and the Pacific region are listed below by stage of the PVS Pathway cycle.

1. Orientation

 

2. Evaluation

 

PVS Evaluation missions

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 27 requests and implemented 27 missions in Asia and the Pacific region. Twelve (12) reports are available for restricted distribution to Donors and Partners and 7 reports are available on the OIE website.
The 27 PVS Evaluation missions were implemented in:

2006: Vietnam
2007: Laos, Mongolia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Fiji
2008: Philippines, Bhutan, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Korea Rep. Dem of, Nepal
2009: Myanmar
2010: Iran, Afghanistan
2011: Timor Leste, Bangladesh, Maldives
2012: Thailand
2014: Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Pakistan
2015: Papua New Guinea, Australia
2016: Malaysia, Japan
2018: India
2019: Chinese Taipei

 

PVS Evaluation Follow-up missions

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 14 requests and implemented 10 missions in Asia and the Pacific region. Three (3) reports are available for restricted distribution to Donors and Partners and 2 reports are available on the OIE website.
The missions were implemented in:

2010: Vietnam
2011: Laos
2014: Fiji
2015: Myanmar, Bhutan
2016: Philippines
2018: Cambodia, Myanmar (second mission)
2019: Iran, Mongolia

 

PVS Aquatic missions

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 4 requests and implemented 3 PVS Aquatic Evaluation missions in Asia and the Pacific region.
The 3 PVS missions were implemented in:
2009: Vietnam
2011: Maldives
2013: Philippines

In addition, the OIE implemented a PVS Aquatic Follow Up mission in Vietnam in 2015.

 

3. Planning

 

Gap Analysis

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 22 requests and implemented 20 missions in Asia and the Pacific region, including one Aquatic Gap Analysis mission. There are 9 reports that are available for restricted distribution to Donors and Partners and 3 reports are available on the OIE website. The 20 PVS Gap Analysis missions were implemented in:

2009: Bhutan
2010: Vietnam, Philippines, Mongolia, Myanmar
2011: Cambodia, Nepal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
2012: Laos
2013: Brunei
2014: Thailand, Timor Leste
2015: Bangladesh
2016: Philippines (Aquatic Gap Analysis mission)
2017: Fiji, Malaysia, Vanuatu
2019: Papua New Guinea, Pakistan

 

Strategic Planning Workshop
  • PVS Pathway Strategic Planning Workshop (6-9 Jan 2020, Malaysia)

4. Targeted support

 

A.  One Health Integration (WHO IHR-PVS National Bridging Workshops)

 

  • Thailand (26 – 27 Mar 2014)
  • Pakistan (9 – 11 May 2017) Report Roadmap
  • Indonesia (21 – 24 Aug 2017) Report Roadmap
  • Bhutan (13 – 15 Mar 2018) Report Roadmap
  • Bangladesh (26 – 28 Feb 2019)
  • Myanmar (10 – 12 Sep 2019) Report Roadmap
  • Philippine (TBC)
  • Timor Leste (TBC)

For more information: https://extranet.who.int/sph/ihr-pvs-bridging-workshop

 

B. PVS Pathway Veterinary Legislation Support Programme (VLSP)

VLSP Identification missions (1st VLSP stage, aiming to provide recommendations to modernise the national veterinary legislation)

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 11 requests and implemented 10 VLSP Identification missions in Asia and the Pacific region. These missions were implemented in:

2007: Cambodia
2009: Bhutan, Vietnam
2012: Laos, Mongolia
2015: Papua New Guinea
2016: Fiji
2018: Cambodia (update), Myanmar
2019: Philippines
2022: Pakistan

VLSP Agreements (2nd VLSP stage – a 6-month Preparatory Phase and a one-year Implementation Phase aiming to support veterinary legislation reform)

As of 1 February 2021, the OIE has received 5 requests and conducted in 5 VLSP Agreements in Asia and the Pacific region. These Agreements were conducted in:

2010-2011: Vietnam
2010-2011: Bhutan
2018-2019: Cambodia
2019: Laos (Preparatory Phase only)
2018-2019: Bhutan (Agreement renewal)

 

 

 

C. PVS Sustainable Laboratory Support
  • PVS laboratory missions

As of 1 February 2021, WOAH has received 5 requests and implemented 4 missions in Asia and the Pacific region. The 4 missions were implemented in:

2012: Laos
2015: Mongolia
2016: Bhutan, Myanmar

 

D.Veterinary and veterinary paraprofessional education

 

–     Related event:

Regional Conference on Veterinary Paraprofessionals in Asia  (6-8 Dec 2017, Bangkok, Thailand)

Virtual Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on Veterinary Workforce and VPPs (10 Jun – 6 Jul 2021, Virtual)

  • Veterinary Statutory Bodies

–      VSB Twinning Project between the Australasian Veterinary Board Council Inc. (AVBC) and the Veterinary Council of Thailand (VCT) (from 2018 to 2020)

–      Workshop on the Roles of VSB on VPPs in ASEAN (26-18 Jun 2019, Nonthaburi, Thailand)

 

E. Workforce development through OIE National Focal Points training

 

F. Public-Private partnership (PPP) in the veterinary domain
  • Related events

–      Regional Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships in the veterinary domain for South Asia (17-18 Oct 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal)

–      Regional Workshop on Public-Private Partnership in the veterinary domain for South East Asia (26-27 Nov 2019, Bangkok, Thailand)

For more information

WOAH Global Website

PVS Portal

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WOAH Global Website

Bulletin

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