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Zoonoses - Session 3

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Event : Zoonoses - Session 3
Start Date : 2018-11-13
End Date : 2018-11-16
Organized at : , Riga, Latvia-
Description :

This event will be the 3rd training session organised under the project “implementation of union rules in relation to microbiological criteria and on the monitoring and control of zoonoses and zoonotic agents”, Course Zoonose. The subject covered are:

  • Introduction to zoonose
  • Risk Management related to Salmonella
  • Control of Salmonella in Poultry and Pigs- Practical aspects
  • Campylobacter

It will welcome 30 participants from the EU Member States, Candidate Countries and EEA countries.


cf. programme attached

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the

AVALON Hotel, Riga****

13. Janvāra iela 19, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia

Tel: + 371 6716 9999

The Avalon Hotel was opened in June 2007 and it combines modernity and tradition. Moreover, it has an ideal situation in the heart of the historic Old Town. In this hotel the delegates will be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the Daugava River. Furthermore, Riga International Airport is only 10 kilometres from the Avalon Hotel.

This four-star hotel hosts 111 comfortable guest rooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning;shower with complimentary bath products; direct-dial phone;free high-speed, wireless Internet access; hair dryer; iron and ironing board ; mini bar; safe deposit box; flat screen TV set and pay TV; work desk with desk lamp; addditional pillow.


The specific objectives of Course Zoonose are to:

  • Improve knowledge regarding EU provisions on surveillance and control of Salmonella in poultry and pig populations (including Directive 2003/99/EC, Regulation 2160/2003);
  • Explain sampling and testing requirements laid down in the implementing Regulations for testing at primary production (e.g. Regulation 517/2011);
  • Improve the Assessment of the public health impact of Salmonella;
  • Support the practical application of the EU provisions on the control of Salmonella in poultry and pigs in the Member States;
  • Improve knowledge regarding risk factors for Salmonella in poultry and pigs, risk management options for Salmonella in poultry and pig populations including guides for good hygiene practices, and biosecurity measures;
  • Improve knowledge the control of Campylobacter in poultry populations.
Deadline for registration:October 12, 2018
Selection procedure:

The criteria to attend the training session are the following:

  • Relevant technical background: participants should preferably have the necessary knowledge in the relevant legislation and controls of food information and nutrient values;
  • Relevancy to daily work: participants should, in priority, be staff of the competent authorities and be involved in the control of food products;
  • Sufficient language skills: in order to ensure the transfer of knowledge and opportunities to exchange views, participants should master the language of the training session for which they applied;
  • Ability to share their experience: priority will be given to participants whose position will allow them to share the outputs of the training sessions with colleagues.

The registration of the trainees is based on the submission of applications by the national contact point.

Information to participants:
Download programme:1528277691_Course 2 Zoonoses.pdf
Information to participants not financed:

AETS consortium