European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
National contact points

Zoonoses monitoring deals with the collection of information on the occurrence of zoonoses, zoonotic agents, antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in the EU Member States and European Economic Area (EEA) countries. An annual Community summary report is published each year


Dr. Peter Much
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
Competence Centre Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Waehringer Strasse 25a
A-1096 Wien

Dr. Luc Vanholme
Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain
Boulevard Simon Bolivar 30
B-1000 Brussels
Bulgaria Dr. Georgi Chobanov
Department of Infection Diseases
National Veterinary Service
15A Pencho Slaveikov Blvd.
1606 Sofia
Cyprus Dr. Christodoulos Pipis
Ministry of Agriculture
Veterinary Services, Animal Health and Welfare Division
1417 Athalassa
Lefkosia (Nicosia)
Czech Republic

Dr. Petr Šatrán
State Veterinary Administration of the Czech Republic
Department of Animal Health and Welfare
Slezská 7/100
CZ – 12056 Prague 2

Denmark Dr. Birgitte Helwigh
Danish Zoonosis Centre
National Food Institute
The Technical University of Denmark
Mørkhøj Bygade 19
DK-2860 Søborg

Dr. Jelena Sõgel
Veterinary and Food Board
Food Department
Väike-Paala 3
EE - 11415 Tallinn

Finland Dr. Saara Raulo
Finnish Zoonosis Centre
Finnish Food Safety Authority
Mustialankatu 3
FI-00790 Helsinki

Dr. Melanie picherot 
Ministére de L´Agriculture, de l´Alimentation, de la Pêche
Direction Générale de l´Alimentation
251, Rue de Vaugirard
F-75732 PARIS Cedex 15
Germany Dr. Matthias Hartung
Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung
National Reference Laboratory for the Epidemiology of Zoonoses
P.O. Box 33 00 13
D - 14191 Berlin
Greece Dr. Dimitris Vourvidis
Ministry of Rural Development and Food
General Veterinary Directorate
Animal Health Directorate
Department of Zoonoses
2 Acharnon Street
10176 Athens
Hungary Dr. Petra Szabados
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Department of Food Chain Safety, Animal and Plant Health
Unit Animal Health
11 Kossuth ter
H-1055 Budapest

Dr. Kilian Unger
Department of Agriculture and Food
Kildare Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

Dr. Ugo Santucci
Ministero Della Sanita
Direzione Generale Sanita Veterinaria
Piazzale Marconi 25
00144 Roma-Eur

Dr. Donatella Capuano
Ministero Della Sanita
Direzione Generle Sanita Veterinara
Piazzale Marconi 25
00144 Roma-Eur
Latvia Tatjana Ribakova
Food and Veterinary Service
Veterinary Surveillance Department
Republikas Laukums, 2
Riga, LV1981
Lithuania Dr. Algis Dranseika
State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS)
Animal Health Department
Siesiku g. 19
LT - 2010 Vilnius

Dr. Joseph Schon
Laboratoire de Médecine vétérinaire
54, avenue Gaston Diderich
B.P. 2081
L-1020 Luxembourg

Malta Dr. Karen Camilleri
Food and Veterinary Regulation Division
Albertown, Marsa
The Netherlands Dr. Rob A.A. van Oosterom
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority
Princes Beatrixlaan 2
PO Box 19506
2500 CM Den Haag


Dr. Magdalena Miller
General Veterinary Inspectorate
Wspolna Str. 30
00-930 Warsaw


Dra. Andrea Cara D´Anjo
Direcção Geral de Veterinária
Direcção de Serviços de Saúde Animal
Divisão de Epidemiologia
Largo da Academia Nacional das Belas Artes, 2
1249-105 Lisboa

Dra. Patrícia Tavares Santos
Direcção Geral de Veterinária
Direcção de Serviços de Saúde Animal
Divisão de Epidemiologia
Largo da Academia Nacional das Belas Artes, 2
1249-105 Lisboa

Romania Dr. Adriana Costache
National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority
Negustoristreet 1B
023951 Bucharest, Sector 2 7875
Slovak Republic Dr. Marta Bedriova
State Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic
Botanická 17
SK - 842 13 Bratislava

Dr. Manca Pavšič
Veterinary Administration
Parmova, 53
SI -1000 Ljubljana

Dr. Lucio I. Carbajo Goñi
Ministerio De Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación
Dirección General de Ganadería
Subdirección General de Sanidad Animal
C/ Alfonso XII 62 1ª planta
E - 28071 Madrid

Dr. José Ignacio Arranz Recio
Agencia Espaňola de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición
C / Alcalá, 56
28071 Madrid

Sweden Dr. Elina Lahti 
The Swedish Zoonosis Centre
National Veterinary Institute
S-75189 Uppsala

United Kingdom
Dr. Harry Bailie
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Veterinary Endemic Diseases and Zoonoses
1A Page Street
SW1P 4PQ London
EEA country -
Dr. Merete Hofshagen
National Veterinary Institute
Norwegian Zoonosis Centre
P.O. Box 8156 Dep.
N-0033 Oslo
Switzerland Dr. Jürg Danuser
Department of Monitoring
Swiss Federal Veterinary Office
Schwarzenburgstrasse 155
CH-3097 Bern-Liebefeld