Water and food are essential for human health. Numerous microbial hazards such as current and emerging pathogens threaten the safety of water and food stuffs. Microbial hazards include current risks such as Campylobacter, rotavirus, and emerging risks such as Ebola virus. Such risks should be identified. QMRA is one tool to assess risk to human health.

Our Collaborating Centre has experience in QMRA and has developed several tools