animal health

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

Tanzania has been reported to have the third largest livestock population on the African continent comprising 25 million cattle. However, cattle keepers in the country face several challenges that impede their productivity, most notably diseases. As such, access to effective methods of preventing, controlling and/or treating cattle diseases is key. East Coast Fever (ECF) is … Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Nov/2016
A practical laboratory training was conducted from 8-9 September 2016 at Addis Ababa University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia for national research partners working in faecal examination for coenurosis control. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Nov/2016
From 4-8 September 2016 more than 250 researchers from 55 different countries met in Berlin, Germany, in the historic buildings of the Humboldt University for the first joint conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM) and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine (STVM). Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Nov/2016
A first look at a revamped ILRI research program: Animal and Human Health Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016
This week's Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine featured a presentation on the occurrence of selected bacterial and viral pathogens in smallholder pig production systems in Uganda Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Sep/2016
This week's Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine featured a presentation on Taenia solium cysticercosis: Risk factors, perceptions and practices in smallholder pig production systems in Uganda.
AgHealth, Sep/2016
This week's Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine featured a presentation on Value chain actors’ practices associated with the spread of African swine fever disease in smallholder pig systems in Uganda Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Sep/2016
Originally posted on ILRI livelihoods, gender and impact: On 8 September 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute and partners hold a working session at the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum on transforming dairy value chains in Africa: Pathways to prosperity. Speakers from ILRI, GALVmed, Land O’Lakes and Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries will…
ILRI clippings, Sep/2016
On 8 September 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute and partners hold a working session at the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum on transforming dairy value chains in Africa: Pathways to prosperity. Continue reading →
ILRI Livelihoods, Gender and Impact, Sep/2016
From 15 -19 June 2016, a result dissemination workshop was held in Ethiopia to share findings of studies which used participatory tools and household surveys to understand disease constraints and gender roles in small ruminant management. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Aug/2016

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Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Johanna Lindahl
Scientist

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People working on animal health

Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa

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