Animal and human health

Animal and human health

Objective

The program seeks to effectively manage or eliminate livestock, zoonotic and food-borne diseases that matter to the poor through the generation and use of knowledge, technologies and products, leading to higher farmer incomes and better health and nutrition for consumers and livestock.

Recent accomplishments

Instrumental in global initiatives, for example, in the World Health Organization strategy for cysticercosis control.

Introduction of technologies, policies, training and certification for informal milk traders benefiting 6.5 million consumers in India and Kenya and generating tens of millions of dollars in economic benefits.

Development of a Rift Valley fever decision-support framework protecting around 50 million people in East Africa.

Hung Nguyen-Viet

Hung Nguyen-Viet

Co-Leader, Animal and Human Health Program

Max Korir

Max Korir

Research Officer

Delia Grace

Delia Grace

Professor Food Safety Systems, NRI; joint appointed scientist, ILRI

Bernard Bett

Bernard Bett

Senior scientist, Animal and human health

Edward Okoth

Edward Okoth

Senior Scientist - Epidemiologist

Elizabeth (Annie) Cook

Elizabeth (Annie) Cook

Senior Scientist - Epidemiology

Elise Schieck

Elise Schieck

Scientist

Anna Lacasta

Anna Lacasta

Senior scientist, Animal and Human Health

Nicholas Svitek

Nicholas Svitek

Senior Scientist in Molecular Virology and Immunology

Related Publications

Impact of a mass-media consumer awareness campaign on food safety behavior and behavioral determinants among women in Dire Dawa and Harar, Ethiopia

  • Madjdian, D.S.
  • Asseldonk, M. van
  • Talsma, E.F.
  • Amenu, Kebede
  • Gemeda, Biruk A.
  • Girma, S.
  • Roesel, Kristina
  • Grace, Delia
  • Knight-Jones, Theodore J.D.
  • Vet, E. de

Training and tool supply to enhance food safety behaviors among ready-to-eat chicken vendors in informal markets in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: a randomized-controlled trial

  • Madjdian, D.S.
  • Asseldonk, M. van
  • Ilboudo, Guy
  • Dione, Michel M.
  • Ouedraogo, A.-A.
  • Roesel, Kristina
  • Grace, Delia
  • Talsma, E.F.
  • Knight-Jones, Theodore J.D.
  • Vet, E. de

Choice heuristics and livestock farmers' preference heterogeneity for Rift Valley fever vaccines in Uganda

  • Asindu, Marsy
  • Abdulai, A.
  • Bett, Bernard K.
  • Roesel, Kristina
  • Ouma, Emily A.

Understanding veterinary drug shop workers' knowledge and practices to identify drivers of antibiotic use in Vietnamese livestock farms

  • Nohrborg, S.
  • Thinh Nguyen-Thi
  • Huyen Nguyen Xuan
  • Yen Luu Thi Hai
  • Lindahl, Johanna F.
  • Boqvist, S.
  • Järhult, J.D.
  • Magnusson, Ulf

Widening geographic range of Rift Valley fever disease clusters associated with climate change in East Africa

  • Situma, S.
  • Nyakarahuka, L.
  • Omondi, E.
  • Mureithi, M.
  • Mweu, M.M.
  • Muturi, M.
  • Mwatondo, A.
  • Dawa, J.
  • Konongoi, L.
  • Khamadi, S.
  • Clancey, E.
  • Lofgren, E.
  • Osoro, E.
  • Ngere, I.
  • Breiman, R.F.
  • Bakamutumaho, B.
  • Muruta, A.
  • Gachohi, J.
  • Oyola, Samuel O.
  • Njenga, M.K.
  • Singh, D.

FarmUSE: Assessment of antimicrobial use in poultry farms

  • Muloi, Dishon M.
  • Ibayi, Eugine L.
  • Murphy, M.
  • Njaramba, Jane
  • Nielsen, S.S.
  • Hoffmann, Vivian
  • Moodley, Arshnee

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