CEDESAP and REDesastres network with 'One Health" surveillance approach for the sanitary risk reduction in the agricultural sector

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CEDESAP-REDesastres was developed as a result of the holistic approach needed to cope increases of sanitary disaster risks by emerging and reemerging diseases animal and plant diseases with high negative impact on human health, as well as other challenges as consequences of the human activity and climate change upon the pathogen-environment interactions. Its major aim was the strengthening of engagement among the veterinary and plant protection official services, agricultural universities, scientific institutions and the productive sector in the promotion of sanitary risk reduction in agriculture. By the network, the updated information on the international sanitary situation, pathogen characteristics, vaccines, disease diagnosis and prevention/control have been disseminated to more than 500 members, institutions many of them. Information obtained from different national and international sources is analyzed and commented by specialists with the opportunity of sharing their expertise with specialist at those places where risk reduction measures are needed to be taken.

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Original Publication Year: 
2016
Event/Publication Date: 
July, 2017

September 25, 2017

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