emerging diseases

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

The district of Kailahun, in eastern Sierra Leone, bordering Guinea, is home to this 88-bed largest Ebola treatment and isolation centre set up by Médecins Sans Frontières (photo on Flickr by ©EC/ECHO/Cyprien Fabre). This opinion piece is written by Eliza Smith ‘By now, it seems we’ve heard everything there is to hear about the mysterious … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Oct/2014

Annie Cook is a veterinary epidemiologist which means she investigates the behaviour of diseases in animal populations. I am particularly interested in zoonoses: diseases that pass from animals to people.

AgHealth, Oct/2014

A study by 12 Kenyan and UK institutions, including the University of Liverpool, ILRI and the University of Nairobi, is investigating the role of urbanization in the origin and spread of zoonotic pathogens in Nairobi. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

This presentation gives an overview of the global burden of zoonotic and food-borne diseases and some research-based interventions that can be used to prevent and control these diseases.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

To address current challenges related to disease emergence in livestock and humans, new integrated approaches are needed to promote collaboration between actors and groups towards more effective control. Southeast Asia is considered a hotspot for diseases emergence as demonstrated by the emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Such … Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Sep/2014

This poster, presented at the Tropentag 2014 conference, presents the findings of two systematic reviews of disease emergence and burden.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

This poster, prepared for the Tropentag 2014 conference, presents an overview of ILRI's research on agriculture-associated diseases.

AgHealth, Sep/2014

ILRI is leading most ecohealth approaches in Kenya, in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre, a Canadian corporation that supports research in developing countries, and has regional offices in Nairobi. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Sep/2014

Two new papers on MERS (Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome) coronavirus and camels in Eastern Africa have been published in the science journal 'Emerging Infectious Diseases'; three of the authors are ILRI scientists. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Aug/2014

Emerging and neglected zoonoses have often been managed sectorally, but recent decades have shown, in case after case, the benefits of One Health management. The growing body of evidence suggests the time has come to make the bigger case for massive investment in One Health to transform the management of neglected and emerging zoonoses, annually saving the lives of millions of people as well as hundreds of millions of animals whose production supports and nourishes billions of impoverished people.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

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Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health

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People working on emerging diseases

Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health