Brief history of NAHDIC
National Animal Health Diagnostic and Investigation Center (NAHDIC) was established in 1995 so called Central Disease Investigation Laboratory (CDIL). After two years of service in 1997 the center was organized under Ethiopian Organization for Agricultural Research (EARO) presently called Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR).

With that the center served for 10 years. As of 2007 NAHDIC has been designated as a reference laboratory in the country and perform animal disease investigation, surveillance, health certification, research, training and consultation activities. In addition NAHDIC is nominated among national laboratories of twelve countries in East Africa to provide a reference service for HPAI and NCD diagnosis.