RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment aims to improve the collaboration between the human and veterinary health sectors. This makes it possible to intervene quickly and efficiently in case of a zoonotic disease outbreak. This approach is explained in our new film on zoonoses.

Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases spread between animals and humans. RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment  short film on Zoonoses describes how people can get zoonotic diseases and our role in the control of communicable infectious diseases. More information on the subject and other publications are available on the topic page Zoonotic diseases.