Fleming Fund – AMR themed work

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health thread. Its negative impact extends beyond human health with implications on animal health and welfare, the environment, food safety and poverty reduction and inequality. At GBADs we are focusing on the development of a methodology that can be used to define the economic impact of AMR in … Continue reading Fleming Fund – AMR themed work

GBADs visits Tanzania

GBADs Post-doctoral research associates João Afonso and Gemma Chaters visited Tanzania in early November to meet with potential future collaborators to discuss the GBADs programme and more specifically the burden of antimicrobial use and resistance in Tanzania. They met with future collaborators and colleagues from Nelson Mandela African Institute for Science and Technology (NMAIST), Sokoine … Continue reading GBADs visits Tanzania

Ethiopian Stakeholder Workshop, ILRI Ethiopia

The GBADs Ethiopia case study stakeholder workshop was conducted on November 2, 2022, at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) campus, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The GBADs Ethiopia case study was launched in 2021 as proof of concept of GBADs frameworks and methods in estimating the burden of animal diseases. The main objectives of the workshop … Continue reading Ethiopian Stakeholder Workshop, ILRI Ethiopia

Aquaculture Case Study

An agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Liverpool supported the convening of a Technical Working Group (TWG) for technical support for the development of a framework for understanding the burden of diseases of farmed aquatic organisms. The group met virtually on three occasions during April … Continue reading Aquaculture Case Study

Ethiopian Case Study

Within the GBADs Approach, evaluation of the burden of animal diseases is broken down into different methodological themes, and the methods will be applied to case studies which will be conducted at production system, regional, country and sector levels. Ethiopia has been selected as the first case study country for GBADs owing to its large, … Continue reading Ethiopian Case Study

Indonesian Case Study

A proposal for a multi-year case study in Indonesia is being co-designed by GBADs collaborators at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Indonesian Research Centre for Veterinary Sciences (IRCVS). The case study will be funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and will receive local project management support … Continue reading Indonesian Case Study