epidemiology

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

The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA) has invited John Muthii Muriuki, a graduate fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), to attend its fifth annual clinic on the meaningful modelling of epidemiological data. The clinic takes place on 2-13 June 2014 at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, […]

AgHealth, Apr/2014

A damaged maize cob that, if harvested with clean cobs, can contaminate all the cobs with aflatoxins (photo credit: Joseph Atehnkeng/IITA). ‘The UN World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that billions of people in the developing world are chronically exposed to aflatoxin, a natural poison on food crops which causes cancer, impairs the immune system, inhibits … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2014

A damaged maize cob that, if harvested with clean cobs, can contaminate all the cobs with aflatoxins (photo credit: Joseph Atehnkeng/IITA). ‘The UN World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that billions of people in the developing world are chronically exposed to aflatoxin, a natural poison on food crops which causes cancer, impairs the immune system, inhibits … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2014

Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) gave a keynote presentation this morning (17 Oct 2013) at the opening of the Global Animal Health Conference, ‘Developing global animal health products to support food security and sustainability’, in Arlington, Virginia. Smith began his presentation, ‘Global health and sustainable food security: Why the [...]

ILRI news blog, Oct/2013

The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) first technical workshop was held on Dec 11-13, 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The committee accepted 34 abstracts out of 55 submissions as oral presentations and an additional 13 were accepted as posters.  The workshop brought together trainers, practitioners and others interested in Participatory Epidemiology (PE) … Continue reading »

ILRI BioSciences, Dec/2012

The 13th conference of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) held in Maastricht, the Netherlands on 20-24 August 2012 saw many International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) scientists participating in various capacities. Annie Cook a PhD student with the People, Animals and their Zoonoses (PAZ) project won the prize for the best student poster. … Continue reading »

ILRI BioSciences, Sep/2012

The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) scientific committee, is pleased to announce that the deadline for the submission of the 2012 technical workshop abstracts has been extended to Friday July 6, 2011. The response to the call has been very encouraging, we have received a number of high quality abstracts and … Continue reading »

ILRI BioSciences, Jul/2012

On 2-3 October 2013 the closing workshop of the BecA‐ILRI‐CSIRO‐AusAID project on Understanding African Swine fever (ASF) epidemiology as a basis for control was held in Nairobi, Kenya. Participants who included project staff and other invited guests of the workshop titled ‘Analysis of African Swine fever epidemiology and pig value chains to underpin design of … Continue reading »

ILRI BioSciences, Oct/2013

The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) just released a glossary of participatory epidemiology terms. The glossary was compiled by Jeanne Coffin and Syed Noman Ali and can be downloaded at http://cgspace.cgiar.org/handle/10568/33352Filed under: CRP4, Emerging Diseases, Epidemiology, Food Safety Zoonoses, ILRI, PENAPH Continue reading

PENAPH, Aug/2013
Boran cattle at Kapiti ranch in Kenya
Boran cattle at Kapiti Ranch, Kenya. Research by ILRI on the prevention and control of Rift Valley fever in Kenya featured during the 13th conference of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (photo credit: ILRI).


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Livestock Markets Digest, Sep/2012

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Bernard Bett
Senior Scientist
Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Silvia Alonso Alvarez
Post-doctoral scientist

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People working on epidemiology

Bernard Bett
Senior Scientist
Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Silvia Alonso Alvarez
Post-doctoral scientist