Special Issue "Pestes des Petits Ruminants: Five Years Implementation of Its Global Eradication Programme"

A special issue of Animals (ISSN 2076-2615). This special issue belongs to the section "Veterinary Clinical Studies".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 5 December 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Felix Njeumi
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Guest Editor
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy
Interests: Peste des Petits Ruminants; animal health; disease control/eradication; small ruminant production; epidemiology; socio-economic impact and wildlife
Prof. Dr. Paula Menzies
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Guest Editor
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: ruminant health management; sheep and goats; food animal health management; epidemiology; control and prevention of diseases; biosecurity; food safety and welfare

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Global Control and Eradication Strategy was established in 2015 with the aim of global PPR freedom by 2030. Over the last 5 years, several activities were implemented at all levels. This Special Issue on PPR will consider all activities undertaken including research toward the vision of a PPR-free world by 2030.

Dr. Felix Njeumi
Prof. Dr. Paula Menzies
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Peste des Petits Ruminants
  • control
  • eradication
  • surveillance
  • small ruminant
  • epidemiology
  • laboratory
  • socio-economic impact
  • cattle
  • camel
  • wildlife

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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