ILRIvol01/2012

 

PLEASE HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 00:01 GMT ON THURSDAY, 5 JULY 2012

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Jeff Haskins at +254 729 871 422 or jhaskins@burnesscommunications.com
Michelle Geis at +1 301 280 5712 or mgeis@burnesscommunications.com

Press Release:
New Study Maps Hotspots of Human-Animal Infectious Diseases and Emerging Disease Outbreaks

(Reporters without access to EurekAlert! can request the release from the above contacts)

Scientific Paper:
Mapping of poverty and likely zoonoses hotspots, Zoonoses Project 4 Report to Department for International Development, UK

 

Maps for the MEDIA

 

Emerging Zoonotic Diseases Events 1940-2012

 

 


Greatest Burden of Zoonoses Falls on One Billion Poor Livestock Keepers

 

 

 

Relevant Material

Films

1) PARTICIPATORY METHODS FOR CONTROLLING DISEASE
Uniting climate and disease research to improve health in poor regions, 2009,
Runtime: 8:46

(3) FOOD SAFETY
Dying for meat, 2012 photofiilm,
Runtime 2:55

Contact Details for Interviews
Delia Grace, in Nairobi:
Office: +254 20 422 3460
Steve Staal, in Nairobi:
Mobile: +254 733 618 665
John McDermott, in UK on 3 July and Washington DC from late 4 July:
Mobile: +1 202 465 0659

 

 

 

 

For the Editor

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The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works with partners worldwide to support the role livestock play in pathways out of poverty. ILRI research products help people in developing countriesenhance their livestock-dependent livelihoods, health and environments through better livestock systems, health, productivity and marketing. ILRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium of 15 research centres working for a food-secure future. ILRI has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, a principal campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and other offices in southern and West Africa and South, Southeast and East Asia.

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CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by the 15 centers who are members of the CGIAR Consortium in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector. www.cgiar.org

 

 

 

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