The role of the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) in health improvement of aquatic animals
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The paper discusses the roles of the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) in aquatic animal health. The main objectives of OIE are to: ensure transparency in the global animal disease situation; collect, analysis and disseminate scientific veterinary information; contribute expertise and encourage international solidarity in the control of animal diseases; to safeguard world trade in animals and animal products; improve the legal framework and resources of Veterinary Services; and to provide a better guarantee of the safety of food animal origin and to promote animal welfare through a science-based approach.
Oketani, Y. (2004). The role of the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) in health improvement of aquatic animals. In C. R. Lavilla-Pitogo & K. Nagasawa (Eds.), Transboundary Fish Diseases in Southeast Asia: Occurence, Surveillance, Research and Training. Proceedings of the Meeting on Current Status of Transboundary Fish Diseases in Southeast Asia: Occurence, Surveillance, Research and Training, Manila, Philippines, 23-24 June 2004 (pp. 35-40). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department. http://hdl.handle.net/10862/1680
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