International Society for Animal Hygiene (ISAH) invites for two free webinars on

Asia & Europe facing the same challenges in:

1. African Swine Fever – Present state, spread & prevention, May 18th, 2021
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CEDT | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ICT

2. COVID-19 – Hygiene & strategies to prevent future epidemics, May 19th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:05 AM CEDT | 3:00 PM – 5:05 PM ICT (NB! Time changed)

Registration required at
No conference fee.
Limited number of participants.
Certificate of participation on request.
PLEASE SEE Final Programme for details.

Keynote speakers


Webinar 18th May: African Swine Fever – Present state, spread & prevention

(10 min discussion after each key lecture) CEDT / ICT
Welcome & Opening
ISAH – and the spirit of Animal Hygiene 
   Chair:  Jörg Hartung, President of ISAH
09:00 AM / 02:00 PM
Greeting address & invitation to the ISAH congress 2022 in Pattaya, Thailand
    Yukol Limlamthong, Former Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative, Thailand
The video of the upcoming ISAH Congress in Thailand, Pattaya in 2022 can be found at
 Disease control policy in Thailand
    Sorravis Thaneto, Director-general of Department of Livestock Development, Thailand
Recorded video presentation on pig production policy in Thailand (cancelled for technical reasons) is available at
Epidemiology of African Swine Fever in Europe
    Franz Conraths, Sandra Blome, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute, Greifswald, Riems, Germany
09:25 / 02:25
The future of the pig industry after the introduction of African Swine Fever into Asia
    Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
09:55 / 02:55
 ASF Risk-based surveillance for the pork production chain
    Suphachai Nuanualsuwan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
10:25 / 03:25
Resume and Closing Day 1  
    Jörg Hartung, President of ISAH
10:55 / 03:55
End of Webinar   11:00 / 04:00

Webinar 19th May: Covid-19 – Hygiene & strategies to prevent future epidemics

(10 min discussion after each key lecture) CEDT / ICT
Time changed
Welcome & Opening   
   Chair:  Uwe Rösler, Incoming President of ISAH
ISAH & the Spirit of (Animal) Hygiene
    Jörg Hartung
, President of ISAH
10:00 AM / 03:00 PM
Role of animals & hygiene in the COVID-19 pandemic
    Gilles Salvat, Anses, Managing Director General for Research, France
10:10 / 03:10
The bat – human interface of Covid-19
    Supaporn Wacharapluesadee, Thai Red Cross Emerging Infectious Diseases Health Science Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
10:45 / 03:45
Leading the fight against COVID-19
    Lothar H. Wieler, President of Robert Koch Institute, Germany
11:20 / 04:20
Resume, closing day 2 & ISAH Webinars   
    Uwe Rösler / Jörg Hartung, ISAH
   Invitation again to the ISAH congress 2022 in Pattaya, Thailand
11:55 / 04:55
End of Webinar 12:05 / 05:05

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