CAS during a meeting with the FAO representative in Kenya, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema.

On 10th August, the CAS held a meeting with the FAO representative in Kenya, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema who visited him in his office to discuss among other things how East Coast Fever can be eradicated in the country.

FAO plans to eradicate this disease by 2027 and they have 20 million vaccine for the exercise. Further, the representative said that there is need to manage trans-boundary movement of animals, and it calls for coordination in order to minimize the risk of infection in the region.