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Challenges of Animal Health Information Systems and Surveillance for Animal Disease and Zoonoses

Series: FAO Animal Production and Health Series Volume: 14

By: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (Author)

136 pages, colour illustrations, tables

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Apr 2012 | #200080 | ISBN-13: 9789251070345
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Animal Disease Surveillance is key to improving disease analysis, early warning and predicting disease emergence and spread. As a preventive measure,disease suurveillance is aimed at reducing animal health-related risks and major consequences of disease outbreaks on food production and livelihoods. Early warning systems are dependent on the quality of animal disease informaion collected at all levels via effective surveillance<therefore, data gathering and sharing is essential to undestand the dynamics of animal diseases in diverse agro-ecological settings to support effective decision-making to prevent disease and for emergency response.


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