Identification

Name

Alberta Veterinary Surveillance Network

Short name

AVSN

Status

Active

Category

Supersystem

People
(1) Judy Vance, AVSN Technical Coordinator Epidemiology Section, judy.vance@gov.ab.ca
Organizations
(1) Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Alberta)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-10 16:44:32+00:00

Modified

2016-02-04 17:43:06.044627+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The AVSN is an active, comprehensive, integrated supersystem surveillance program that addresses livestock and poultry disease issues that affect industry, food safety, and public health. It is part of the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance Network for laboratories, supports national surveillance, and provides continuous and timely notification of important diseases as they occur.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
Year start

2005

URL http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/afs10442
URL (alternate) http://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1297964599443/1297965645317

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Laboratory Records
(3) Official Reports