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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

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
 
2018-2021 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
Elodie MONCHATRE-LEROY
Pierre MORMEDE
Hervé MORVAN
Carine PARAUD
Ariane PAYNE
Michel PEPIN
Carole PEROZ-SAPEDE
Claire PONSART
Claude SAEGERMAN
Gaëlle SIMON
Jean-Pierre VAILLANCOURT
 
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