For Veterinary Public Health, we means the responsibility in the "production" of human health.
“Part of public health activities that aims the application of skills, knowledge and professional veterinary resources for the protection and improvement of human health” (WHO - Geneva, 1974);
More recently in 2002, “The sum of the contributions to the physical, mental and social development of people through the knowledge and application of veterinary science".
The Italian concept of SPV is much broader and covers all veterinary activities of public importance. In Italy, unlike most other countries, the Veterinary Public Services are headed by National Health Administration.
Definition of "Italian" of SPV (Marabelli and Mantovani, 1997) actions that the public (consumers) and public administrators expect from Veterinary Medicine (especially by the Veterinary Services public) for the protection of health, economy, environment, coexistence with animals.
Currently, European legislation provides a critical role in the management of the Veterinary Public Health to private Vet Company or Vets Freelance consultan, in food safety and animal health.
The activities of veterinary public health are intended to control the negative aspects arising from the human-animal relationship and to safeguard and promote the positive aspects.
Rifiuti alimentari, sottoprodotti di origine animale SOA, Olii esausti di frittura, Animali morti, Liquidi Biologici e molto altro impattano sull'ambiente circostante gli allevamenti, gli stabilimenti alimentari, i mattatoi, i ristoranti, gli ambulatori medici, etc..
La tutela dell'ambiente e la sicurezza negli ambienti e luoghi di lavoro sono settore inscindibili dall'attività di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria.
Food waste, animal by-origin waste, exhausted frying oils, Dead animals, Organic Liquids and more impact on the surrounding farms, food establishments, slaughterhouses, restaurants, medical clinics, etc ..