Building the Road to a Regional Zoonoses Strategy: a Survey of Zoonoses Programs in the Americas
PDF
PDF

How to Cite

Maxwell, M., Freire de Carvalho, M. H., & del rio vilas, V. (2016). Building the Road to a Regional Zoonoses Strategy: a Survey of Zoonoses Programs in the Americas. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6436

Abstract

To identify how member countries in the Americas region can strengthen their capacities and manage endemic and emerging zoonoses risks, a 36-question survey was distributed to zoonoses program managers within the Ministries of Agriculture and Health in the Americas by PANAFTOSA (PAHO/WHO). The survey captured information regarding the national zoonotic disease programs, zoonotic disease priorities and prioritization exercises, as well as capacities the groups identified as needing improvement. Information from this survey will be used to develop strategic collaborations within the region, enhanced cooperative risk management, and improved data sharing and analysis.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6436
PDF
PDF
Authors own copyright of their articles appearing in the Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. Readers may copy articles without permission of the copyright owner(s), as long as the author and OJPHI are acknowledged in the copy and the copy is used for educational, not-for-profit purposes. Share-alike: when posting copies or adaptations of the work, release the work under the same license as the original. For any other use of articles, please contact the copyright owner. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work, including uses infringing the above license. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.