The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic Mr. Jorge Roballo participated in the inauguration of the Seminar "FMD Control Program: Argentine Experience" organized by the Argentine company “Laboratorios Biogénesis Bagó” and the Korean company "Careside", importer of Argentine vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease.
The seminar was attended by officials of the National Service of Health and Agri-Food Quality (SENASA) of Argentina, occasion on which Drs. Francisco D´ALESSIO, Director of Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, and Eduardo MARADEI, Director of Animal Laboratory, offered a dissertation.
The seminar was attended by Korean officials from the Quarantine Agency for Animals and Plants (APQA), Ministry of Agriculture (MAFRA), representatives of the local livestock industry and professionals and researchers who are experts in quarantine systems.
The celebration of the seminar is part of the growing cooperation between Argentina and Korea for the prevention of foot-and-mouth disease. In September 2016, Argentina began selling foot-and-mouth disease vaccines to Korea, which, to date, exceed 23,000,000 doses.