The National Stakeholders workshop for Uganda on African Swine Fever (ASF) was held on 28th April 2016 at Hotel Brovad, Masaka District, Uganda. Participants of the workshop were from Makerere University; Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); Veterinary Institute for Animal Health, Sweden and districts across Uganda.
The districts represented were: Arua, Kamuli, Wakiso, Gulu, Mukono, Busia, Mpigi, Moyo, Lira, Rakai, Tororo, Lwengo, Zombo, Luwero, Hoima, Masaka, Mbale, Nebbi, Kalungu, Sembabule, Bukomansimbi and Lyantonde.
The purpose of the meeting was to sensitize representative stakeholders on diagnosis, reporting, control and new innovations in research of African swine fever.
Presentations from the meeting are available for download on ASF National Workshop on African Swine Fever Held In Masaka
Charles Masembe (BVM, MSc., PhD),
Associate Professor (Molecular Genetics & Evolution),
Wellcome Trust Fellow,