|FAO Animal Health Manual||No. 8|
ON LIVESTOCK DISEASE
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Defining importance of diseases
FAO/EMPRES: a new emphasis
The need for surveillance
What is surveillance?
Surveillance on the ground
Putting a surveillance system in place
Surveillance for what?
Surveillance when and how?
Surveillance in resource-poor countries
Setting the goals; determining needs and outputs
Data quality control
The role of GIS
Motivating and training field staff
Awareness creation among decision-makers
Using surveillance as a management tool
FAO involvement in surveillance and information systems development
Examples of questionnaires
Appendix: I Random sample design
Appendix: II A model framework for strengthening disease surveillance
The text for this manual was prepared in FAO by Dr Roger Paskin (Animal Health Officer) and reviewed by the professional staff of the Infectious Diseases Group, Animal Production and Health Division. The contribution of Dr Chris Baldock (Ausvet Consultants) in writing the material for Appendix II is gratefully acknowledged.