and Emerging Zoonoses
WHO Collaborating Center for New and Emerging Zoonoses is dedicated to
the following objectives:
Develop appropiate epidemiological and laboratory methodology, including
spatial epidemiology and risk assessment for new and emerging zoonoses.
Conduct research on molecular epidemiology of emerging zoonoses and evaluate
appropriate sentinels in wildlife reservoir, domestic animals and in human
Investigate pathogenesis of emerging zoonoses in animal models.
Educate veterinarians and other health professionals, especially from
the Americas, in the use of new epidemiological and diagnostic methods
useful for conducting research and improving general knowledge of new
and emerging zoonoses throughout the world.