Active animal health surveillance in European Union Member States: gaps and opportunities

  • B. BISDORFF, B. SCHAUER, N. TAYLOR, V. RODRÍGUEZ-PRIETO, A. COMIN, A. BROUWER, F. DÓREA, J. DREWE, L. HOINVILLE, A. LINDBERG, M. MARTINEZ AVILÉS, B. MARTÍNEZ-LÓPEZ, M. PEYRE, J. PINTO FERREIRA, J. RUSHTON, G. VAN SCHAIK, K. D. C. STÄRK, C. STAUBACH, M. VICENTE-RUBIANO, G. WITTEVEEN, D. PFEIFFER, B. HÄSLER
  • Epidemiology and Infection, December 2016, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s0950268816002697

Animal health surveillance in the EU

What is it about?

A survey was carried out in 11 EU Member States and Switzerland in 2011 to describe publicly and privately funded animal health surveillance activities in EU countries. Gaps and opportunities related to AHS design, but also to the ease and quality of data collection are discussed.

Why is it important?

This is the first systematic analysis of publicly and privately funded AHS components in 11 EU Member States and Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0950268816002697

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