Europe Needs Consistent Teaching of the Economics of Animal Health

Jackson, E L and Waret-Szkuta, A and Raboisson, D and Niemi, J and Aragrande, M and Gethmann, J and Martins, S B and Horeth-Bontgen, D and Sans, P and Staerk, K D C and Haesler, B and Rushton, J (2015) Europe Needs Consistent Teaching of the Economics of Animal Health. Eurochoices, 15 (2). pp. 42-49.

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Abstract

The prevalence of meat consumption dictates that there is a global need for people educated in animal health economics. Since there are limited resources available for animal health surveillance, as well as the control and prevention of diseases, people skilled in animal health science with a deep understanding of economics and the allocation of scarce resources are required to enable consumer to access safe, value-added meat products