Technical / White Paper
Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health
The symposium Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health was developed by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) and conducted November 12-14, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. The symposium was a continuation of discussions and sharing of information that commenced with the October 26-27, 2011, Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose symposium conducted in Chicago, Ill., and A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose symposium conducted November 13-15, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio.
NIAA is a non‐profit, membership‐driven organization that unites and advances animal agriculture: the aquatic, beef, dairy, equine, goat, poultry, sheep and swine industries. NIAA is dedicated to furthering programs working toward the eradication of diseases that pose risk to the health of animals, wildlife and humans; promote the efficient production of a safe and wholesome food supply for our nation and abroad; and promote best practices in environmental stewardship, animal health and well-being.