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

Opinion piece by ILRI scientist Delia Grace on the need to balance between access and excess in tackling the global problem of antimicrobial resistance in animal agriculture.
AgHealth, Dec/2016
Four community animal health platforms (CAHPs) have been formed to harness collective action in addressing animal health and livestock value constraints in four regions of Mali. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Dec/2016
This opinion piece, written by ILRI scientist and program leader Delia Grace, was originally published by Devex on 16 Dec 2016. The numbers when it comes to drug resistance are apocalyptic. Already responsible for up to 700,000 deaths a year, the number of victims could reach 10 million by 2050, making superbugs a bigger killer than cancer is today if urgent action is not taken. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Dec/2016
Twenty-seven veterinary officers and animal health workers in Sikasso, Mopti and Timbuktu in Mali have acquired new skills in managing endemic livestock diseases after taking part in a training workshop led by ILRI and other partners. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Dec/2016
Peter Doherty is today patron of two institutes: the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Hospital researching infectious diseases in humans that became operational in 2014, and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), for whose predecessor, the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), Doherty served for several years as a board member overseeing the science program. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Dec/2016
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

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Amos Omore
ILRI country representative, Tanzania
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Dieter Schillinger
Assistant Director General
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Assistant II
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - FtF, AVCD
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)

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People working on animal health

Amos Omore
ILRI country representative, Tanzania
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Dieter Schillinger
Assistant Director General
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Assistant II
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County

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