Animal health is considered one of the most important issues in export of livestock. It represented and is still representing the major constraint of Sudan animal exports. This importance arises from the fact that many animal diseases are either infectious and of epidemic nature that the importing country safeguards against or these diseases are transmissible to humans (zoonosis).

    The functions of the Unit of Animal Health and Safety of Animal Products can be summarized in that it acts to realize the objectives of the in Institute according to its name.

   To understand the framework of the unit in the field of livestock export, we summarize the route of export animal in the following stations, taking the Hamari sheep as an example:

The fifth station is the final veterinary quarantine: in this station, the animals are subjected to the same procedures of the first veterinary quarantine, but brucellosis test is not repeated. The animals remain in this station to complete to the whole period of quarantine of 21 days, which is calculated from the day of being admitted to inspection and