In her continuous drive to strengthen collaboration with relevant stakeholders for effective Animal Health Service Delivery, the Chief Veterinary Officer Of Nigeria, Dr. Maimuna Habib in company of Heads of Division from the Department, hosted the Director/Chief of Party of Core Group, Dr. Samuel Usman and his counterpart Dr. Philips Igwe to a meeting of Mutual Alliance, on Friday 30th September, 2022, bothering on Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) Control and Eradication Support, Rabies TWG, Sub-National One Health Strengthening, and Bovine Tuberculosis.

The organization is leading an intervention funded by USAID/Nigeria on covid-19, Zoonoses and Disease Surveillance.

The Group also requested for possible areas of Support and collaborations with the Department in order to avoid duplication which is usually seen with donor assisted projects.

The CVON expressed optimism that the impact of THE CORE activities will be felt in the five (5) participating states.

CoreGroup World Organisation for Animal Health

FAO Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

USAID/Nigeria

NCDC.