New Publication –Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact


Elizabeth Redmond, Derrick Jones and Jonathan Rushton have collaborated to produce the now published article Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact. AbstractBackground: African horse sickness (AHS) is endemic in sub‐Saharan Africa posing a threat to equine populations in non‐endemic regions. Available vaccine technologies have limitations, creating barriers to horse movement, AHS control and, in … Continue reading New Publication –Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact

New Publication – The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues


Murungi Maurice Karani, Dishon Muloi, Patrick Muinde (ILRI), Samuel Maina Githigia (University of Nairobi), James Akoko (ILRI), Eric M. Fèvre (IRLI & University of Liverpool), Jonathan Rushton (GBADs Programme, University of Liverpool, London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health & RVC) and Pablo Alarcon (London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health … Continue reading New Publication – The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues

New Article – Roll-out of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme


J Rushton, B Huntington, W Gilbert (University of Liverpool), M Herrero (CSIRO Agriculture and Food), P R Torgerson (University of Zurich), A P M Shaw (AP Consultants), M Bruce (Murdoch University), T L Marsh (Washington State University), D L Pendell (Kansas State University), T M Bernardo, D Stacey (University of Guelph), D Grace (ILRI), K … Continue reading New Article – Roll-out of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme

Launch of the multi-year, multi-partner Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme webinar.


On Tuesday 19th January 2021 The University of Liverpool and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted the official launch of the GBADs Programme. The webinar celebrates the achievements of the GBADs collaborators to date and showcases the planned work of Programme as rollout phase begins. It was attended by an international audience of … Continue reading Launch of the multi-year, multi-partner Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme webinar.

New Publication – COVID-19—Zoonosis or Emerging Infectious Disease?


Najmul Haider (The Royal Veterinary College, University of London), Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow (Global Burden of Animal Diseases, University of Liverpool), Abdinasir Yusuf Osman (The Royal Veterinary College, University of London), Liã Bárbara Arruda (University College London), Laura Macfarlane-Berry (Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment), Linzy Elton (University College London), Margaret J. Thomason (University College London), … Continue reading New Publication – COVID-19—Zoonosis or Emerging Infectious Disease?

New Publication – Tropical Livestock Units: Re-evaluating a Methodology.


Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow, William Gilbert and Jonathan Rushton of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases Programme and The University of Liverpool have collaborated to produce the now published article Tropical Livestock Units: Re-evaluating a Methodology. AbstractThe dynamic between humans, livestock, and wildlife is evolving owing to growth in populations, a finite global landmass, and shifting climatic … Continue reading New Publication – Tropical Livestock Units: Re-evaluating a Methodology.