i. Defining New Zealand’s status for notifiable avian influenza viruses of concern (manage biosecurity risks);
ii. Defining baseline information about potentially zoonotic avian influenza viruses (protect human health);
iii. Fulfilling international certification requirements for trade in birds and avian products (protect trade).
From: Notifiable Avian Influenza Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, GETS Reference: 21468, 2008
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Notifiable Avian Influenza Surveillance
The New Zealand government has issued a request for tender for "Notifiable Avian Influenza Surveillance". The results will be entered in the IRS database (Sahana is also expanding its open source software to record such diseases in humans):