This chapter describes important features of the animal disease management system in the Netherlands. The first section focuses on prevention and control systems and covers the assessment of risks, the consultation and decision‐making process, the design and
implementation of animal health programmes, and the management of outbreaks. The second section analyses compensation schemes and the system of incentives, including institutions, compensation practices, financial structures, and incentives for notification
and prevention. The concluding table summarises the main characteristics and challenges.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: August 1, 2012
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