M409_WOAH Regional Expert Group Meeting for the Control of Poultry diseases in Asia



Credits ( if register as Inter Graduate School Classes Coursd of Hokkaido University ): 2
Instructor name (Affiliation)
迫田 義博 (北海道大学大学院獣医学研究院)
Yoshihiro SAKODA (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University)
責任教員連絡先(メール)/Instructor email sakoda*
責任教員連絡先(電話)/Instructor phone 011-706-5207
Link to instructor bio or website
実施期間/Periods 27th-29th August 2024
Language English
実施場所/Class Locations face to face meeting in Seoul, South Korea

Class Information




Infections in poultry and wild birds with the H5 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that appeared in 1996 have been reported worldwide. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Asia-Pacific office will lead a workshop in order to control the outbreak of avian influenza and related poultry diseases in the Asian region. Students will participate in this workshop as an observer and experience activities at an international organization by helping with its work, such as preparation, running and reporting at a meeting held by the international organization.





The handout will be distributed for the participants.

Schedule and Activities


1) 講義:動物インフルエンザの世界的および地域的状況

2) 各国の発表:近年の鳥インフルエンザの発生とそれに対する対策、または発生への備え

3) グループディスカッション:高病原性鳥インフルエンザの制圧に向けた家禽における不顕性感染の摘発

4) グループディスカッション:検査施設間のネットワーク構築と診断サポートの現状と展望

5) 鳥インフルエンザの征圧に向けた提言の作成


1) LectureGlobal and regional situation of influenza in animals

2) Technical session: Recent outbreaks and response activities undertaken or preparedness

3) Group discussion: How to detect silent infection in poultry for the control of highly pathogenic avian influenza

4) Group discussion: Laboratory networking and cooperation for diagnosis: current situation and prospects 

5) Wrap up the recommendations for the control of avian influenza in Asia


  • Agenda of this workshop

  • Group photo of the participants

  • Technical session in the workshop


履修登録はこちらから。/ Click here to register. 

履修登録締め切り:2024年6月15日 / Registration Deadline:15th June 2024

Class Information


1)     アジアにおける最新の鳥インフルエンザおよび関連疾病の発生状況の情報共有ならびに分離ウイルスの抗原性および遺伝的データの特徴を理解する。

2)    アジアの4つのWOAHレファレンスラボラトリーと協力して、鳥インフルエンザ対策への加盟国間の協力を促進することを理解する。

3)    鳥インフルエンザ対策の方針と実施方法の調和、サーベイランスの強化、リスク分析などをアジア地域で推進することを理解する。


1)     To understand information sharing of the latest avian influenza and related diseases as well as the characterization antigenic and genetic data of isolated viruses in Asia.

2)    To understand strengthening collaboration amongst member countries in collaboration with the four OIE Reference Laboratories in Asia.

3)  To understand harmonizing the control policies and measures, enhancing surveillance and joint risk assessments.


Number of students:4
If there are too many applicants, the responsible instructor will conduct an interview and selection procedure.