animal health

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on animal health. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to animal health. See ILRI research on other subjects

Aquatic animal health is an emerging theme in the CGIAR Research Program for Livestock and Fish, with efforts now underway to forge a closer working relationship between livestock and fish animal science for development in the CRP. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jan/2015

Maria Teresa Correa, an epidemiologist and public health professor at North Carolina State University, and Delia Grace, a veterinary epidemiologist and food safety scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), have an interesting chapter on an interesting subject — Slum livestock agriculture — published in the Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014). Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

'Playing chicken', a balanced and comprehensive article on antibiotic use in chicken production in Canada has appeared in the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of The Walrus, a Canadian general interest magazine. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

The Ethiopia Livestock Master Plan is about the biggest piece of cooperation between the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Ethiopian Government for a very long time. The presentation that HE Dr Gebregziabher Gebreyohannes, State Minister for Livestock Resources Development gave on 5 December 2014 made a splash for this all-important Plan for now and years to come. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

ILRI’s integration of epidemiology with agricultural economics and other social sciences has offered a unique approach for assessing the economic impact of animal disease, and for evaluating the implications of intervention options, whether at farm, national or global level. Continue reading

ILRI BioSciences, Dec/2014

There's a new feature article in National Geographic this month titled: Carnivore’s Dilemma. Written by Robert Kunzig and photographed by Brian Finke, the feature asks, and attempts to answer, the question: 'Is America's appetite for meat bad for the planet?' Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

The contribution of livestock to human and animal health was among the topics discussed at a high-profile conference organized by the International Livestock Research Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 6-7 November 2014.

AgHealth, Nov/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently brought together pig value chain actors in Masaka District to review and identify measures of preventing the spread of ASF. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

The world is facing numerous health issues including the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases. The Southeast Asia region is a hot spot for emerging infectious diseases that present serious socio-economic, environmental and development challenges. This brief summarizes work by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners on One Health and Ecohealth in Southeast Asia. Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Nov/2014

African swine fever is one of the major constraints to the productivity of pig enterprises in Uganda. Research efforts to understand how the disease spreads has mostly focused on producers, but other actors in the pig value chain, especially traders, transporters and butchers also play a role in spreading the disease. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Oct/2014

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Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Mary Waithaka
Research technician
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Richard Bishop
Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist
Saskia Hendrickx
ILRI Representative for Mozambique
Stephen Mwaura
Unit head, Tick unit
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow

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People working on animal health

Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Mary Waithaka
Research technician
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Richard Bishop
Principal Scientist, Molecular Biologist
Saskia Hendrickx
ILRI Representative for Mozambique
Stephen Mwaura
Unit head, Tick unit
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow