Lost in Translation: Assessing knowledge sources, exchange and effectiveness in animal disease control
A Relu Policy and Practice Note (No. 36) that summarises a research project investigating uncertainty in animal disease management in order to help develop more integrated and effective strategies.
Year of Publication2012
Animal and zoonotic diseases cause major environmental, social, health and economic problems globally. If uncontained they have potentially devastating consequences for communities. Containment strategies vary in scale and scope, from planning and prevention policies through to critical outbreak responses. Quick and timely decisions are often required as new informationbecomes available, at every stage of disease containment, but such information is often compromised by uncertainty. An open, holistic, and interdisciplinary approach to relevant knowledge sources is called for.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Veterinary practice
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > UK rural policy
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Animal health & welfare
Additional keywords/tagsrisk managementdisease managementknowledge exchange
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