Millions of families rely on animals and animal production to make a living and to feed their children. As illustrated by the OIE slogan “Protecting animals, preserving our future”, ensuring the health of animals is crucial to their livelihood.
Dr Monique Eloit, OIE Director General, introduces the OIE Annual Report which describes how the OIE and its global network have been adapting to address global animal health challenges since the start of her term in 2016, to pave the way to a better future for all of us.
Consult the whole report here: www.oie.int/report2018
The OIE develops and revises OIE International Standards which contribute to: - improving animal health and welfare, as well as human health - improving the economic and social well-being of populations - ensuring fair and balanced trade
These standards are continually updated to keep pace with scientific developments.