An introduction to the planning and evaluation of disease control policy; Epidemiology: some basic concepts and definitions; The use of descriptive statistics in the presentation of epidemiological data; The epidemiological approach to investigating disease problems; Statistical methods in the analysis of epidemiological data; An introduction to the use of economics in the planning and evaluation of disease control programmes; Estimating the costs of diseases and the benefits of their control; Economics and decision-making in disease control policy; Modelling in veterinary epidemiology and economics.A Manual for Use in the Design and Appraisal of Livestock Health Policy ... frequencies. iv) Do not make interviews or questionnaires too long, or else the interviewee will get bored and the quality of his answers will suffer. ... If a high degree of precision is required in the study, the variable being investigated will normally have to be measured in some way. ... for a diagnostic test, weighing the animal, measuring milk yield, or measuring climatic variables such as rainfall, temperature etc.
|Title||:||Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics in Africa|
|Publisher||:||ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD) - 1987|