Evidence and evidence-informed practice
  • WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR)
    WHO AGISAR was established in December 2008 to support WHO's effort to minimize the public health impact of antimicrobial resistance associated with the use of antimicrobials in food animals.The terms of reference of WHO AGISAR in 2014-2019 are as follows. (WHO)
  • Global Environment Monitoring System (GEMS/food)
    Food contamination monitoring and assessment programme. (WHO)
  • Codex Alimentarius
    Codex Alimentarius is about safe, good food for everyone - everywhere. The Codex Alimentarius international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. (WHO)
  • Critically Important Antimicrobials
    WHO list of Critically Important Antimicrobials (CIA) under WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR) has developed and applied criteria to rank antimicrobials according to their relative importance in human medicine. (WHO)
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
    Animal health and welfare (AHAW Panel), biological hazards (BIOHAZ Panel), biological monitoring (BIOCONTAM Unit, DATA Unit), contaminants (CONTAM Panel), evidence management (DATA Unit), plant health (PLH Panel), assessment and methodological support (AMU Unit). (European Commission)
  • Foodborne Diseases Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG)
    The WHO Foodborne Diseases Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) is composed of internationally renowned experts in a broad range of disciplines relevant to global foodborne disease epidemiology. (WHO)
  • FERG Terms of Reference
    The WHO Foodborne Diseases Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) is composed of internationally renowned experts in a broad range of disciplines relevant to global foodborne disease epidemiology. (WHO)
  • The Five Keys to safer food programme
    The Five Keys to Safer Food explain the basic principles that each individual should know all over the world to prevent foodborne diseases. Over 100 countries have reported using the Five Keys to Safer Food. (WHO)
  • Food safety
    GFN is a network of institutions and individuals committed to enhancing the capacity of countries to detect, respond and prevent foodborne and other enteric infections. (WHO)
  • Codex Alimentarius
    Codex Alimentarius is about safe, good food for everyone - everywhere. The Codex Alimentarius international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. (WHO)
  • FAO/WHO expert consultations on genetically modified foods
    FAO and WHO have embarked on an initiative to organize a series of scientific expert consultations to provide scientific and technical advice to their Member States. (WHO)
  • Global Foodborne Infections Network (GFN)
    GFN is a network of institutions and individuals committed to enhancing the capacity of countries to detect, respond and prevent foodborne and other enteric infections. (WHO)
  • International Food Safety Network (INFOSAN)
    This body promotes the exchange of food safety information and improves collaboration among food safety authorities at national and international levels. (WHO)
  • Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)
    JECFA is an international scientific expert committee administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO. (WHO)
  • Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting on Microbiological Risk Assessment(JEMRA)
    JEMRA is an international scientific expert group administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO. JEMRA provides scientific risk assessment for selected pathogens to the Codex Alimentarius Commission. (WHO)
  • Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR)
    JMPR is an international expert scientific group administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO. (WHO)
  • Microbiological risks
    JEMRA is an international scientific expert group administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO. JEMRA provides scientific risk assessment for selected pathogens to the Codex Alimentarius Commission. (WHO)
  • The Five Keys to Safer Food
    The Five Keys to Safer Food explain the basic principles that each individual should know all over the world to prevent foodborne diseases. Over 100 countries have reported using the Five Keys to Safer Food. (WHO)
  • FAO/OIE/WHO Collaboration (Tripartite)
    Health threats at the human-animal-ecosystem interface pose risks to public health, animal health and global health security. (WHO)
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