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Regional Coordination Mechanisms for Avian and Human Influenza and other Transboundary Diseases

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AU-IBAR organized a meeting on regional coordina-tion mechanisms for Avian Influenza (AI) and other Trans-boundary diseases (TADs) at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Naivasha from 19th to 21st October 2009.

The main objective of the meeting was to review the current coordination arrangements at regional, discuss their strengthening, build consensus and agree on a road map to support the strengthening of coordination of AHI/TADs within and between RECs with key partners, namely World Organiza-tion of Animal Health (OIE), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs).

A total of 17 participants drawn from the partner organizations, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and IBAR attended the meeting.