All about Porcine Health Management

Our goal is to promote competitive and sustainable pig production in Europe by creating and further developing common guidelines and legislation for porcine health management. With the aim to optimise professional standards leading to the highest possible animal health status. This will have a positive impact on food safety, public health and animal welfare in pork production.
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How to use this website!

This website has a public and a members-only section. Data presented at the ESPHM is accessible by EAPHM members only. To find presented data just start by clicking on Porcine Health Management on the home page top bar. Searching your target is easy. Select search items in the navigation (left), fill-in your search words above the result section.
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The European Association of Porcine Health Management (EAPHM) is the community of specialist pig veterinarians in Europe. Established in 2010 to provide European practitioners with a platform for sharing information and developing and improving their skills and competences. This website is the virtual home of the EAPHM and the meeting point.
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What the EAPHM Community does?

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Knowledge exchange

The EAPHM website provides a platform where important technical information gathered over many years and coming from different sources and countries, is stored. These keynote lectures, oral presentations, posters and case studies can be used to discuss with colleagues, customers and for analyzing cases under investigation.

The stored files are easily retrieved by a search system based on ESPHM topics. 

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Journal of Porcine Health Management

JPHM is an open access peer-reviewed journal, indexed at PubMed, that aims to publish relevant, novel and revised information regarding all aspects of swine health medicine and production. JPHM is a venue for global research on swine health and production, including infectious and non-infectious diseases, reproduction, epidemiology, management, economics, genetics, housing, nutrition, animal welfare and ethics, legislation, food safety, drugs and surgery. The EAPHM and the ECPHM are supporting authors to get their scientific work published.

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Continuous Education

First priority goes to completing this website with historical ESPHM material, as far as it can be retrieved. Once this is near to completion other materials of more general nature to provide updated knowledge will be made available

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Connecting with members

Want to know more about a certain colleague that you have met at the ESPHM? When he or she is a member of the EAPHM and has filled in the "Who is Who" section on this website, you find all the details that member wants to share with other members. It is their choice to reveal this personal data.The EAPHM complies with the 2018 privacy rules!     

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Extended archive of information

Next to all matters mentioned above, this website will also serve as an archive to store relevant data on for example EU matters related to our profession, EAPHM newsletters etc.

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Direct access to knowledge & people within the field

Besides having access to an enormous amount of scientific data, the "Who is Who" section of the members-only part of this website, is also of interest. The contact data in this section allows members to find a specific colleague when there is a case they like to discuss. 

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