18/06/2021

Animal health and welfare

Expert Committee

The Expert Committee (CES) on “Animal health and welfare" is tasked with:

  • assessing the risks associated with animal diseases, found in France or liable to be introduced, in domestic animals and/or wildlife, whether or not they are vector-borne;
  • assessing the risks associated with the interface between wildlife and domestic animals for diseases common to both groups;
  • assessing the risks associated with zoonotic diseases, regardless of the origin of transmission, direct or indirect;

If requested by the originator of the formal request, these risk assessments may include the assessment of management options.

  • ranking the health hazards for the different animal species, in metropolitan France and the overseas territories;
  • providing risk managers with the scientific evidence (opinions, recommendations) needed for developing and implementing surveillance and control measures for animal and zoonotic diseases; and for disease vectors;
  • assessing animal welfare;
  • assessing biosafety control measures;
  • assessing the impact of different human activities on animal health and/or welfare;
  • conducting methodological deliberations in the general area of risk assessment regarding animal health and welfare.

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2018-2022 Mandate

Chair: Gilles MEYER

Vice-Chair: Nadia HADDAD and Claude SAEGERMAN


Members

  • Catherine BELLOC
  • Stéphane BERTAGNOLI
  • Alain BOISSY
  • Henri-Jean BOULOUIS
  • Éric COLLIN
  • Jean-Claude DESFONTIS
  • Maria-Eleni FILIPPITZI
  • David FRETIN
  • Emmanuelle GILOT-FROMONT
  • Étienne GIRAUD
  • Lionel GRISOT
  • Nadia HADDAD
  • Viviane HENAUX
  • Elsa JOURDAIN
  • Sophie LE BOUQUIN-LENEVEU
  • Sophie LE PODER-ALCON
  • Monique L’HOSTIS
  • François MEURENS
  • Gilles MEYER
  • Virginie MICHEL (jusqu’au 1er mars 2021)
  • Élodie MONCHATRE-LEROY
  • Pierre MORMEDE
  • Hervé MORVAN (jusqu’au 14 mai 2021)
  • Carine PARAUD
  • Ariane PAYNE
  • Michel PEPIN (jusqu’au 5 février 2021)
  • Carole PEROZ-SAPEDE
  • Claire PONSART
  • Claude SAEGERMAN
  • Gaëlle SIMON
  • Jean-Pierre VAILLANCOURT

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