Identification

Name

Global Early Warning System for Major Animal Diseases

Short name

GLEWS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
(2) World Health Organization (WHO)
(3) World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2012-10-12 20:09:08+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:50:18.695001+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

GLEWS is a joint system that builds on the added value of combining and coordinating the alert and disease intelligence mechanisms of OIE, FAO and WHO for the international community and stakeholders to assist in prediction, prevention and control of animal disease threats, including zoonoses, through sharing of information, epidemiological analysis and joint risk assessment.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Early warning
(4) Situational awareness
URL http://www.glews.net/
URL (alternate) http://www.glews.net/disease-events/
Related system
(1) Emergency Prevention System for Food Safety (EMPRES)
(2) World Animal Health Information Database (WAHID)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Established Databases
(2) Established Databases
(3) Sales