Projects

Ecosystem health rotation for University of Calgary veterinary students

“The main goal of the ecosystem health rotation is to provide senior veterinary students with opportunities to apply the concepts they have learned in health promotion, public health, and health management to health issues involving animals, people, and their shared

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Presence of an emerging zoonotic pathogen (Borrelia burgdorferi) and an inventory of tick species and their distribution on Vancouver island

In 2008, the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) in collaboration with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) set out to inventory tick species on Vancouver Island and certain Gulf Islands, to

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Early Warning Rapid Alert Systems for Food Safety

The CCH was contracted by the EMPRES Food Safety and Products Unit (AGDF) of the FAO to identify, evaluate, and summarize information on existing early warning and rapid alert (EWRA) systems applicable to food safety, and then use this information

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