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Addressing surveillance

Watch Jakob Zinsstag discuss the challenges arising in vital registration as well as those incurred in the surveillance of health and demographics.

In order to create realistic statistics about the population or number of animals in a certain area, you need to know about the birth and death rate. In case of mobile pastoralists, this is not an easy task.

Jakob Zinsstag explains how One Health approaches help to create statistics for both animal and human issues. The advent of mobile phones has proven to be very helpful in this respect. Watch the video in order to understand how.

If the capture-recapture method isn’t clear for you, you might check out this Youtube video.

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One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment

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