Azerbaijan, Baku /corr Trend S.Babayeva / The US Government will supply 4 automobiles to State Veterinary Service of Azerbaijan within the framework of fighting against 'bird flu'. The State Service presented to the World Bank a list of equipment, devices and laboratory means the amount of $4.5mln as part of fighting against 'bird flu'.
In 2006 Azerbaijan received assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), US embassy in Baku, FAO and other international organizations within the framework of fighting against 'bird flu'.
In 2006 along with international organizations and governments of foreign countries, necessary were allocated out of the public budget of Azerbaijan for preventing 'bird flu'. The Government purchased over 100 transport conveyances, around 1,000 tons of disinfecting means, protective means, special clothes, sprays, equipment for medical treatment and PZR and ELIZA diagnosis, including laboratory devices, etc.
Last year the vet specialists participated in different symposiums and training courses in Moscow, Paris, Ankara, Kiev, Macedonia, Cairo, Tehran and Rome with respect to study international experience and assimilate advanced methods of diagnosis to prevent 'bird flu'.