vaccines

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

LRI and GALVmed recently convened a workshop on the ‘distribution, delivery and improvement of the Infection and Treatment Method vaccine for East Coast fever (ECF)’. Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, May/2015

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:ILRI-Wellcome projects have investigated the disease pathogens circulating in both people and animals in the communities outside the border town of Busia, Kenya, where smallholders mix crop growing with livestock raising (photo credit: ILRI/Pye-Smith). Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute…

Saving livestock with vaccines, Mar/2015

Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), about a paper published this week in Science Advance. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2015

This paper focuses on the role of gender and other socio-economic factors in the adoption of the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) vaccine. Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, Feb/2015

Vish Nene reflects on the recent ECF Consortium meeting to review and assess progress with the project “Improved vaccines for the control of ECF in cattle in Africa.” Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, Feb/2015

The Agriculture and Food Security Program at the International Development Research Centre is expanding its programming with a new 5.5 year, CAD 60 million initiative providing global leadership in research for livestock vaccines affecting Africa and Asia. IDRC is looking for two Senior Program Specialists to join this new initiative.

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ILRI clippings, Jan/2015

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

For the past 40 years, ILRI’s research on ECF has focused on developing better methods of controlling the disease, principally through vaccination, and obtaining a far greater understanding of the impact of the disease. A vaccine is now registered in three countries and good protection for dairy and pastoralist cattle is being achieved, particularly in eastern Africa Continue reading →

Saving livestock with vaccines, Nov/2014

The Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine of the Freie Universität Berlin seeks a highly motivated and creative person who is interested in working within a multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate must have a microbiology, immunology or veterinary degree and should be willing to travel and work in Africa for periods of up to several months. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Nov/2014

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Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Joerg Jores
Scientist, Molecular Biologist
Maureen Lorna Atieno Otieno
Research technician
Naftaly Githaka, PhD
Tick Unit Support Officer
Nicholas Svitek
Scientist (Immunologist-Virologist)
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow

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People working on vaccines

Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Joerg Jores
Scientist, Molecular Biologist
Maureen Lorna Atieno Otieno
Research technician
Naftaly Githaka, PhD
Tick Unit Support Officer
Nicholas Svitek
Scientist (Immunologist-Virologist)
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow