From July 28 to August 1, 2014, advanced training on methods for animal disease monitoring and diagnosis was carried out in the FGBI”ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor.  Four experts from the Crimean branch participated in the abovementioned training.

For each participant an individual training program was organized by the Center’s laboratories:


On July 31, 2014, a workshop “Issues of Avian Disease Prevention on Poultry Farms of the Chelyabinsk Oblast” was held. The workshop was organized by the Minister of Agriculture of the Chelyabinsk Oblast for poultry disease specialists from the poultry farms located in the Urals Federal District. The Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH” was represented by Sergey Starov, Deputy Director on Quality; Viktor Irza, Head of the Poultry Disease Department; and Mikhail Volkov, Head of the Laboratory for Epizootology and Monitoring.


During the period from June 30 to July 3, 2014 the 10th European Pesticide Residue Workshop (EPRW 2014) was held in Dublin, Ireland. The Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate “Federal Centre for Animal Health” was represented by Vasily Amelin, Tatyana Nikeshina and Dmitry Lavrukhin, members of the Laboratory for Chemical Analysis.


The meeting of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and International Council for Game and Wildlife (CIC) was held from 30 June till 1 July 2014. The meeting was aimed at discussion of issues in reference to early detection and prevention of African swine fever (ASF) and consideration of issues concerning animal health protection at the interface of interactions between wild animals – farm animals – humans.


During the period from 30 June till 1 July 2014 the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” under the jurisdiction of the Rosselkhoznadzor was visited by Mr. K.J. Sumption, Secretary of the European Commission for the Control of Foot- and-Mouth Disease, and Mr. G. Grigoryan, FAO expert.  The visit was aimed at discussion of issues on cooperation between the Centre and the European Commission for the Control of Foot- and- Mouth Disease (EuFMD).


The Conference “Methods for foot and mouth disease prevention and control in Taiwan, analysis of field cases, exchange of experience with the OIE Reference Laboratory for Foot and Mouth Disease (FGBI “ARRIAH”). Foot and mouth disease vaccine control and use of actual strains in vaccines for foot and mouth disease prevention in pigs” was held from 17 till 20 June 2014 in the People’s Republic of China (Haikou).


The International Conference “Future tasks in the area of animal infectious diseases and transmitted from animals to humans infectious diseases – global foresight initiative” was held during the period from 18 till 19 June 2014. The FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” under the jurisdiction of the Rosselkhoznadzor was represented at the event by Sergey Rybakov, Doctor of Science (Biology), Professor.


On June 24, 2014 a delegation from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam consisting of the representatives of the National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIKAD) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development visited the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor. The aim of the visit was to discuss perspectives of scientific collaboration and of joint research programs in the sphere of prevention and control of terrestrial animal infectious diseases.


On the 17th of June 2014 delegation from India has visited FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” (FGBI “ARRIAH”) which is subordinated to Rosselkhoznadzor. The delegation consisted of veterinarians and commercial director of the company International Health Care LTD which is part of PVS Group. The purpose of visit was discussion of scientific and technical cooperation.