Development and Application of a Vaccination Planning Tool for Avian Influenza (2401)
Poultry Medicine |  Avian Influenza
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||221CD



David Castellan DVM, MPVM, ACVPM, ACPV
International Veterinary Consultant

David Castellan is currently an International Veterinary Consultant. From 2008 to 2015 he was the Senior Veterinary Epidemiologist, FAO ECTAD, Region of Asia and Pacific where he was engaged in developing regional epidemiology capacity, including the Field Epidemiology Training Program for Veterinarians (FETPV) in Thailand, China, Indonesia and South Asia. His professional contributions in Canada, USA, Asia, Egypt and the Caribbean, include the development of: 1) country contingency plans for HPAI; 2) an avian influenza vaccination planning tool; 3) an epidemiology capacity development mapping tool; and 4) epidemiology capacity building including outbreak investigations, surveillance and field research.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 0.30
CE Level: 1


A vaccination planning tool was developed for avian influenza to support evidence-based planning and preparedness for vaccinating poultry at national and regional levels. This study describes the development and application of a vaccination planning tool for H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in two South Asian countries. Output and outcomes of the tool will be presented.

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