World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) recently held a significant milestone for Kyrgyzstan – the Strategic Planning Workshop. The goal of the workshop was to provide crucial support in the development of a strategic plan for the national Veterinary Services for the period 2024-2028. Drawing from the valuable insights of the PVS Gap Analysis report from 2018, this workshop aimed to reinforce the country’s veterinary sector and enhance its capacity to safeguard animal health, public health, and the national economy. The event gathered representatives from the Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Emergency, Ministry of Finance, and Custom Services, fostering a collaborative approach to achieve lasting results.
The PVS Gap Analysis report from 2018 identified key areas of improvement within Kyrgyzstan’s Veterinary Services. Recognizing the importance of addressing these gaps, the workshop was initiated to establish a strategic plan that aligns with global best practices, ensuring the country’s compliance with international standards. The PVS Gap Analysis report served as a foundation for the planning process, offering invaluable insights into the existing strengths and weaknesses of the veterinary sector.
The primary objective of the PVS Strategic Planning Workshop was to develop a comprehensive strategic plan outlining the goals, objectives, and initiatives of the Veterinary Services for the next five years (2024-2028). The plan aimed to:
During the PVS Strategic Planning Workshop, participants engaged in dynamic discussions, brainstorming ideas, and sharing experiences to shape the future of Kyrgyzstan’s Veterinary Services. The event included the following key highlights:
The Strategic Planning Workshop held in Kyrgyzstan marks a significant milestone in the region’s journey towards improved animal health and welfare. By aligning strategies with international standards and fostering multi-sectoral collaboration, the event has laid the foundation for achieving meaningful progress in the years ahead. WOAH remains committed to supporting member countries in their efforts to enhance animal health, and it stands as a testament to the shared vision of building a healthier world for animals and humans alike.