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Friday, 28 March 2014

Country Report of Indonesia in 17th Meeting of SEACFMD

Country Report of Indonesia in 17th Meeting of the OIE Sub-Commissi on for Foot and Mouth Disease Control in South East Asia and China (SEACFMD) Bali, Indonesia, 7-11 March 2011


Indonesia declared its freedom from FMD in 1986 and it was recognised by OIE in 1990. In order to maintain the free status of FMD, control programme implemented is mainly focused on surveillance, emergency preparedness (simulation exercise) and public awareness.

FMD status

Indonesian freedom from FMD was recognised by OIE in 1990. The program to maintain the free status of FMD is mainly focused on surveillance, emergency preparedness (simulation exercise) and public awareness.  

Report on achievement of objectives of the SEAFMD Campaign

Eight components of SEACFMD strategic plan implemented by Indonesia are summarized as follows :

Component 1: International co-ordination and support

Indonesia has been participating in a number of meetings of FMD as well as other Transboundary Animal Diseases in South-East Asia

Component 2: Programme Management, Resources and Funding

Indonesia has agreed to contribute a total amount of US$ 300,000.00 to be paid for 6 years at US$ 50,000.00 starting from 2006.

Component 3: Public Awareness and Communications

Internally, Indonesia has prepared a Guideline of FMD, namely IndoVetPlan on FMD and has been distributed to the target persons/institutions. The implementation of the IndoVetPlan is through the simulation exercise on FMD outbreak, which has been started in 2010. However, since there is a limited budget to cover the whole participants from all over Indonesia, the simulation exercise is conducted separately every year for participants from each big island in Indonesia. The roadmap of the simulation exercise is as follows: 
a. 2010: Java Island (3-5 August 2010)
b. 2011: Sumatera Island
c. 2012: Kalimantan Island
d. 2013: Sulawesi Island
e. 2014: Bali, NTB, NTT, Maluku and Papua

Besides conducting a simulation exercise, brochures, stickers and leaflet are also produced to increase the public awareness and communication.  Externally, Indonesia has attended Communications Workshop, and the communication person has been  choosen.

Component 4: Disease surveillance, diagnosis, reporting and control

Every year the National Centre for Veterinary Biologics (Pusvetma) Surabaya is conducting a routine surveilans for FMD, and supported by 8 regional Disease Investigation Center (DIC).

Component 5: Policy, legislation and standards to support disease control and zone establishment

A new law has been established, namely Law number 18 year 2009 on Animal Husbandry and Animal Health. This law is replacing the Law number 6 year 1967.

Component 6: Regional research and technology transfer

Applied research was initiated by The Indonesian Research Centre for Veterinary Science (BBALITVET).  Other research activity is conducted as part of degree studies in collaboration with Australia.

Component 7: Livestock sector development including private sector integration

The involvement of private sectors sectors for disease control is obvious. A number of private companies have been participating on HPAI controls. It shoud also be working for FMD.

Component 8: Monitoring and evaluation

Internally, monitoring and evaluation (MONEV) of over all animal health program are mainly conducted by routine MONEV activities by Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services (DGLAHS) and Provincial District Livestock Services. Externally, assessment of veterinary services in Indonesia has been conducted by OIE on the PVS programme.

Author and date:
Pudjiatmoko, DVM, PhD,
Director of Animal Health, Directorate of Animal Health,
Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health Services (DGLAHS),
Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia,
7 March 2011

SEACFMD 17th OIE Sub-Commission Meeting, Bali, Indonesia

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