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Zoonoses monitoring and data collection
Last updated: 27 March 2006    
Publication Date: 13 October 2004    

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

This activity is based on Directive 2003/99 on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents

National contact points for zoonoses monitoring and data collection


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
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. Ole E. Heuer
Danish Institut for Food and Veterinary Research
Morkhoj Bygade 19
DK - 2860 Soborg

Dr. Piret Priisalu
Veterinary and Food Board
Office for food of Animal Origin
Väice-Paala 3
EE - 11415 Tallinn

Dr. Natalia Kerbo
Health Protection Inspectorate
Paldiski mnt 81
EE - 10 617 Tallinn

Finland Sen. Veterinary Officer Dr. Terhi Laaksonen
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Food and Health Department
P.O. Box 30
FIN-00023 Valtioneuvosto

Dr.Pierre-Alexandre Beloeil
Ministére de L´Agriculture, de l´alimentation, de la pêche et des
affaires rurales
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, DVM, MPVM
Ministry of Rural Development and Food
General Veterinary Directorate
Animal Health Directorate
Department of Zoonoses
2 Acharnon Street
10176 Athens
Hungary Dr. Balazs Toth
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Department of Animal Health and Food Safety
Unit of Epidemiology
Kossuth tér 11
HU - 1055 Budapest

Dr. Alma Dudgeon
Department of Agriculture & Food
Kildare St.
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 Dr. Vinets Veldre
Food and Veterinary Service
Director General for Food and Veterinary Service
Republikas Square 2
LV - 1010 Riga
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. Quentin Lawson
Veterinary Officer
Food and Veterinary Regulation Division
Albertown, Marsa, MALTA
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. Ewa Lech
General Veterinary Inspectorate
Wspolna St. 30
Poland-00-930 Warsaw

Dr. Dariusz Wasyl
National Veterinary Research Institute
Al. Partyzantòw 57
PL - 24-100 Pulawy


Dr Sofia Quintans
Dircção de Serviços de Saŭde Animal
Largo de Academia das Belas Artes, 2
1294-105 Lisboa, Portugal

Dr. Madalena Bettencourt
Dircção de Serviços de Saŭde Animal
Largo de Academia das Belas Artes, 2
1294-105 Lisboa, Portugal

Slovak Republic DVM Dr. Milos Juras
State Veterinary and Food
Administration of the Slovak Republic
Head of Department of Animal Health
Botanicka 17
SK - 842 13 Bratislava

Dr. Eva Màderovà
National Public Health Institute
Section of Epidemiology
Trnavskà 52
SK - 82645 Bratislava

Dr. Katica Florjanc
Veterinary Administration
Parmova, 53
SI -1000 Ljubljana
Spain Dr. Arnaldo Cabello Navarro
Ministerio De Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación
C/ Corazòn de Maria 8 - 4a planta
E - 28071 Madrid
Sweden Dr. Sofia Boqvist
Statens veterinärmedicinska anstalt
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. Hilde Kruse
Head, Norwegian Zoonosis Centre
National Veterinary Institute
P.O. Box 8156 Dep.