Zoonoses - Session 5

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Event : Zoonoses - Session 5
Start Date : 2019-02-26
End Date : 2019-03-01
Organized at : , Venice, Italy-
Description :

This event will be the 5th 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. attached programme

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the BEST WESTERN PLUS

Quid hotel Venice Airport ****:

Via Terraglio, 15 30174 Venice Mestre

Website: http:// www.quidhotelvenice.com

Tel : +33 (0)1 46 76 60 60

The BW Plus Quid is located in a nice shopping area, at walking distance from a pub and a pizzeria. Just in front to the hotel a bus stop allows to reach Venice city centre by public transport in about 20 minutes. The restaurant of the hotel offers a large variety of traditional Italian dishes and the quality of the food is of high standard.

The participants would also be able to recharge their batteries in the next Virgin Active, which is one of the most innovative and complete wellness center present worldwide.

Spinning, Pilates, kinesis and swimming pool and the RELAX area with Sauna and Jacuzzi are a cure-all for brain and body.


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:January 25,2019
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.

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