Nairobi, Kenya

First African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN) meeting held at OIE in Nairobi

The OIE Nairobi office this week hosted the meeting of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Foundation (WSAVA Foundation) and the launch of the African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a WSAVA initiative aimed at fostering the establishment of small animal veterinary associations on the African continent, as well as to promote companion animal diseases surveillance, education and research. The main target disease is rabies.

Participating countries in the first phase of the roll-out are Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. African countries represented at the meeting were Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria and Uganda.

Contact AFSCAN here ( http://wsavafoundation.org/what-is-afscan/  )

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