La mauvaise qualité de l'eau de consommation et l'inadéquation des dispositifs d'assainissement figurent parmi les premières causes évitables de mortalité précoce. Selon les estimations de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé, l'eau de consommat...
The objective of the Conference was to bring together a diverse group of participants for a constructive dialogue on the underlying science for assessing transgenic organisms in the environment. The emphasis was on transgenic crops because these ...
On 4-6 October 2000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Health Organization (WHO) and Health Canada jointly sponsored a Consultation on Xenotransplantation Surveillance. The Consultation was held in Paris...
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
The following are the key activities under the Working Party on Biotechnology (WPB).
This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.
Nine of these Organisations (CGIAR, CBD, FAO, OECD, OIE, UNCTAD, UNIDO, WHO and WTO) have projects related to safety in biotechnology and have agreed that it would be valuable to form the Inter-Agency Network for Safety in Biotechnology (IANB) t...
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This summary report discusses some questions raised on : what is a xenogeneic infectious disease event, and what are some of the problems associated with the development of a standardised case definition as well as practical framework for international surveillance.