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Good Governance and Financing of Efficient Veterinary Services

Series: OIE Scientific and Technical Review Volume: 31/2

By: L Msellati(Editor)

Office International des Epizooties

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #206030
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Language: Trilingual in English, French, and Spanish

This issue of the Review aims at providing the reader with a conceptual framework to analyse the governance of national Veterinary Services and shows how reforms that promote good governance can help enhance the quality of national animal health systems and assist countries to achieve compliance with OIE international standards.


- Preface
- Introduction
- Good veterinary governance: definition, measurement and challenges
- Shaping veterinary health policies in a global and evolving context
- Veterinary Service missions and good governance
- Governance, veterinary legislation and quality
- Institutions: stronger Veterinary Services for better governance
- Governance and management of veterinary laboratories
- Coordination between Veterinary Services and other relevant authorities: a key component of good public governance
- Veterinary education: a basis for good governance leading to effective Veterinary Services
- The challenges of good governance in the aquatic animal health sector
- The OIE PVS tools and expert evaluations: key elements for improving the governance of Veterinary Services
- Good governance in ‘One Health’ approaches
- The global public good concept: a means of promoting good veterinary governance
- Economic analysis and costing of animal health: a literature review of methods and importance
- The cost of national prevention systems for animal diseases and zoonoses in developing and transition countries
- Initial assessment of strategic plans for improving the performance of Veterinary Services in developing countries: a review of OIE PVS Gap Analysis reports
- Position paper: Improving governance for effective Veterinary Services in developing countries – a priority for donor funding
- The foot and mouth disease network in the Southern Cone of South America: an example of regional governance
- Financing for public Veterinary Services to ensure that they meet international standards
- Financing and organisation of Veterinary Services
- Good governance of animal health systems and public-private partnerships: an Australian case study
- Annex – Good governance and the financing of efficient Veterinary Services: guidance note

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