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Research collaboration / Cooperation among industry, the academic world and government
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¡National Research Institutes¡

¡National Institute of Animal Health, NARO

Extensive research on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases.


¡National Institute of Infectious Diseases

Extensive research on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases.


¡Yamashina Institute for Ornithology

Ministry of the Environment-funded. Fundamental and practical research on wild birds, wild bird marking, vulgarization on ornithology.

¡Overseas Research Institutes¡

¡Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA

A research institute of the United States Department of Agriculture. Works on finding solutions to diseases affecting poultry (mainly viruses) through comprehensive scientific research.


¡Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA

A research institute of the United States Department of Agriculture. Transmits research on improvement of productivity and practicable ways of getting rid of microorganisms who cause egg decay and human sickness.


¡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Works on improving health and life through control and prevention of diseases.


¡Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (APQA)

Protects Korean agriculture against the penetration and spreading of livestock contagious diseases through hygiene management of farm animals.


¡Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University

"Upfront on the battle field" research and education on ways to fight zoonoses.


¡Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo

Japan's biggest life science research institute and its attached University hospital. Leading research and medical treatment.


¡Avian Influenza Research Center, Kyoto-Sangyo University

Strives for establishing counter-plans to exterminate avian influenza.


¡Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University

Works on defeating tropical diseases (specially infections) and its following health problems.


¡School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Advancing animal and human health with science and compassion

¡International Organizations¡

¡World Health Organization (WHO)

Assists the world health industry, works for extermination of the infectious diseases and continuous improvement of the sanitary conditions, and is in cooperation with the OIE for zoonoses.


¡World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)

A specialized international organization that deals with animal diseases.

¡National Governmental Organizations¡

¡Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Puts into practice policies based on national laws of Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas.


¡Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Secures and improves the daily life of people through social wealfare, social security and public health. Puts into practice concrete policies for a strong economy through maintenance of the working environment, professional stability and training of the working population.


¡Ministry of the Environment

In order to solve heavy environmental problems that originate from normal businesses and people's daily life, makes concrete efforts for reforming the modern society into a durable society in respect to what it ought to be.

¡Scientific Societies¡

¡Japanese Society of Veterinary Science

Works for driving and spreading research on veterinary science.


¡Japan Veterinary Medical Association

A public-service corporation composed of veterinarians that drive animal medical care activities in all occupational environments throughout the country. Makes efforts that will contribute to society under a theme : "Keep a close eye on life and raise it".


¡Japanese Society for Virology

Contributes to development in virology or its related areas.


¡Japanese Society for Bacteriology

Aims for responsible fighting, coexistence and usage of bacteria.

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