Emerging and transboundary diseases have been responsible for dramatic impacts on human health, the economy, trade, animal health and biodiversity in Australia and around the world. The Australian pig industry’s health status provides it with a competitive advantage. Freedom from major transboundary diseases – such as foot-and-mouth disease and classical swine fever – secures access to international markets and enables producers to invest in their businesses free from the complication of major disease incursions, ensures the industry’s future sustainability and allows it to meet community standards for food production. Planning for a disease response is driven by many factors.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Event||13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics: ISVEE 2012 - Maastricht, Netherlands|
Duration: 20 Aug 2012 → 25 Aug 2012
|Conference||13th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics|
|Period||20/08/12 → 25/08/12|