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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.

 

Access the list of this Expert Committee's Opinions and Reports

2018-2022 Mandate

Chair: Gilles MEYER

Vice-Chair: Nadia HADDAD and Claude SAEGERMAN

 

Members

Catherine BELLOC

Stéphane BERTAGNOLI

Alain BOISSY

Henri-Jean BOULOUIS

Eric COLLIN

Jean-Claude DESFONTIS

Maria-Eleni FILIPPITZI

David FRETIN

Emmanuelle GILOT-FROMONT

Etienne 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)

Elodie 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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