Terrestrial Proposed Drafts and Updates

Terrestrial Animal Health Standards Commission Proposed Drafts and Updates

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Section 1

The following 3 (three) chapters are new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the document(s). Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

September 2016 Report (Comments Due by December 17, 2016)

Draft Proposals September 2016 Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 85th General Session in May 2017
Vaccination (pdf) (rtf)   No
Guiding Principles on the use of animal-based measures (pdf) (rtf)   No
Animal Welfare and pig production systems (pdf) (rtf)   No


Section 2

The following 22 chapters are new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the documents. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

September 2016 Report (Comments Due by December 17, 2016)

Draft Proposals September 2016 Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 85th General Session in May 2017.
Glossary A (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Glossary B (pdf) (rtf)   No
Criteria for the inclusion of diseases (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Diseases listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Criteria for assessing the safety of commodities (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Zoning and compartmentalization (pdf) (rtf)   No
Collection and processing of in vitro embryos from livestock and equids (pdf) (rtf)   No
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer in production livestock and horses Chapter 4.11. (pdf) (rtf)   No
OIE procedures relevant to WTO SPS Agreement (pdf) (rtf)   Yes

Harmonization of national AMR surveillance and monitoring program (pdf) (rtf)

  No

Salmonella in cattle (pdf) (rtf)

  Yes

Salmonella in pigs (pdf) (rtf)

  Yes

Animal Welfare and pig production systems (pdf) (rtf)

  Yes
Welfare of working equids (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Infection with Bluetongue virus (pdf) (rtf)   No
Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Infection with Avian influenza viruses (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Infection with Lumpy skin disease (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Infection with African swine fever virus (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
Infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (pdf) (rtf)   Yes
High health-high performance horses (pdf) (rtf)   Yes

Infection with Burkholderia (Glanders) (pdf) (rtf)

   



Section 1

The following 1 (one) chapter is new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the document. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

February 2016 Report (Comments due by May 1, 2016)

Draft Proposals February 2016 Comments
Infection with foot and mouth disease (pdf) (rtf)  Infection with foot and mouth disease (pdf) (rtf)

Section 2

For the following 8 chapters, you may comment only on the changes - The OIE shows the proposed changes as text that is double-underlined (new text) or text that has a strike-through (deleted text). You may comment only on these changes.

February 2016 Report (Comments due by June 10, 2016)

Draft Proposals February 2016 Comments
Animal Health Surveillance (pdf) (rtf) Animal Health Surveillance (pdf) (rtf)
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Zoning and compartmentalization (pdf) (rtf) Zoning and compartmentalization (pdf) (rtf)
OIE procedures relevant to WTO SPS Agreement (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted
Criteria for assessing the safety of commodities (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted

Slaughter of animals (pdf) (rtf)

Slaughter of animals (pdf) (rtf)

Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted

Infection with African swine fever virus (pdf) (rtf)

Infection with African swine fever virus (pdf) (rtf)

Section 3

The following 5 chapters are new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the documents. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

February 2016 Report (Comments Due by June 10, 2016)

Draft Proposals February 2016 Comments
Salmonella in Cattle (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted

Salmonella in Pigs (pdf) (rtf)

Salmonella in Pigs (pdf) (rtf)

The role of Veterinary Services in food safety (pdf) (rtf) The role of Veterinary Services in food safety (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with lumpy skin disease virus (pdf) (rtf) Infection with lumpy skin disease virus (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (pdf) (rtf) Infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (pdf) (rtf)

 


Section 1

The following 23 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

September 2015 Report (Comments Due by December 5, 2015)

Draft Proposals September 2015

Comments

Proposed for Adoption at the 84th General Session in May 2016
User's guide (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted User's guide (pdf) (rtf)
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Disease notification (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Disease notification (pdf) (rtf)
Criteria for the inclusion OIE list (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Criteria for the inclusion OIE list (pdf) (rtf)
Criteria for the inclusion OIE list 1.2 bis (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Criteria for the inclusion OIE list 1.2 bis (pdf) (rtf)
Prescribed tests for OIE listed diseases (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Prescribed tests for OIE listed diseases (pdf) (rtf)
Evaluation of Veterinary Services (pdf) (rtf) Evaluation of Veterinary Services (pdf) (rtf) Evaluation of Veterinary Services (pdf) (rtf)
OIE procedures SPS measures and WTO (pdf) (rtf) OIE procedures SPS measures and WTO (pdf) (rtf) For comment by Member countries (See section 2 above)
Harmonization of national AMR surveillance and monitoring program (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Chapter under further review by the OIE
Monitoring the quantities and usage patterns of antimicrobial agents (pdf) (rtf) Monitoring the quantities and usage patterns of antimicrobial agents (pdf) (rtf) Monitoring the quantities and usage patterns of antimicrobial agents (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Trichinella spp. (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Infection with Trichinella spp. (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Taenia solium (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Infection with Taenia solium (pdf) (rtf)
Slaughter of animals (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Slaughter of animals (pdf) (rtf)
Killing of animals for disease control purposes (pdf) (rtf) Killing of animals for disease control purposes (pdf) (rtf) Killing of animals for disease control purposes (pdf) (rtf)
Broiler chicken production systems (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Broiler chicken production systems (pdf) (rtf)
Dairy cattle production system (pdf) (rtf) Dairy cattle production system (pdf) (rtf) Dairy cattle production system (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with bluetongue virus (pdf) (rtf) Infection with bluetongue virus (pdf) (rtf) Infection with bluetongue virus (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Infection with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Rift Valley fever virus (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Infection with Rift Valley fever virus (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with foot and mouth disease virus (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted For comment by Member countries (See section 1 above)
Infection with Burkholderia mallei (Glanders) (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Chapter under further review by the OIE
Infection with African swine fever virus (pdf) (rtf) Infection with African swine fever virus (pdf) (rtf) For comment by Member countries (See section 2 above)
Procedures for self declaration (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Chapter under further review by the OIE


Section 2

The following 3 chapters are new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the documents. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

September 2015 Report (Comments Due by December 5, 2015)

Draft Proposals September 2015

Comments

Proposed for Adoption at the 84th General Session in May 2016
Welfare of working equids (pdf) (rtf) Welfare of working equids (pdf) (rtf) Welfare of working equids (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (new draft) (pdf) (rtf) Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (new draft) (pdf) (rtf) For comment by Member countries (See section 2 above)
Criteria for assessing the safety of commodities (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted For comment by Member countries (See section 2 above)

                                                                                    


Section 1

The following 3 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

February 2015 Report (Comments Due by June 30, 2015)

Draft Proposals February 2015 Comments
Criteria for inclusion OIE list (pdf) (rtf) Criteria for inclusion OIE list (pdf) (rtf)
Notification of diseases (pdf) (rtf) Notification of diseases (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with African swine fever (pdf) (rtf) Infection with African swine fever (pdf) (rtf)

 
Section 2

The following 3 chapters are new or completely revised, therefore, you may comment on any part of the documents. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

February 2015 Report (Comments Due by June 30, 2015)

Draft Proposals February 2015 Comments
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Salmonella in Cattle (pdf) (rtf) Salmonella in Cattle (pdf) (rtf)
HHP Certificate (pdf) (rtf) HHP Certificate (pdf) (rtf)

                     

Section 3

The following 5 chapters and supporting documentation contain additional comments to the OIE in response to specific disease chapter interventions made by the USA delegate on the floor of the 83rd General Session in May 2015.

February 2015 Report

Intervention chapter comments and supporting documents 83rd OIE General Session

Draft Proposals February 2015 Comments
Animal Welfare and Dairy Production Systems (pdf) (rtf) Animal Welfare and Dairy Production Systems (pdf) (rtf)
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (pdf) (rtf) Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Avian Influenza virus (pdf) (rtf)

Infection with Avian Influenza virus (pdf) (rtf)
(and associated supporting documentation) (pdf) (rtf)

 Infection with Brucella abortus, B. melitensis and B. suis (pdf) (rtf)  Infection with Brucella abortus, B. melitensis and B. suis (pdf) (rtf)
 Infection with Taenia solium (pdf) (rtf)  Infection with Taenia solium (pdf) (rtf)

 

2014 Report Draft Proposals and comments Submitted to OIE

2013 Report Draft Proposals and comments Submitted to OIE

2012 Report Draft Proposals and Comments Submitted to OIE

 

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