Animal health management: high impact and emerging diseases 814

Module code AHE 814
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content


This module deals with the concepts and principles of basic animal health management for livestock production and trade in livestock and livestock commodities. There will be a special focus on the management of infectious diseases that have a high impact in terms of international trade because of their detrimental effects on livestock production and health and/or human health. The module will also examine the drivers for emerging and re-emerging diseases with special reference to the livestock/wildlife/human interface.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Period of presentation Semester 2

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