Dr Monique Eloit
Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE
Monique ELOIT, doctor in veterinary medecine is the Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is an intergovernmental organisation with a mandate from its 180 Member Countries to improve animal health and welfare worldwide.
According to the World Trade Organisation, the OIE is the reference standard-setting international organisation. It is responsible for ensuring transparency of the animal disease situation worldwide, including diseases transmissible to humans, for the publication of disease prevention and control methods as well as for safeguarding the sanitary safety of world trade in animals and animal products, and ensuring food safety from their production phase.
The OIE works with the permanent support of 311 Reference Laboratories and Collaborating Centres and 12 Regional and Sub-regional Offices worldwide.