GBADs meeting with Cefas, APHA and CABI


On Thursday 15th December, The Liverpool GBADs team met with representatives from Cefas, APHA and CABI to discuss the UK government funded One Food project, which has recently initiated in partnership with the South African government. Cefas lead One Food and have linked with teams at UoL and CABI to outline an economic framework that spans … Continue reading GBADs meeting with Cefas, APHA and CABI

Methodological choices in brucellosis burden of disease assessments: A systematic review


Carlotta Di Bari, Narmada Venkateswaran, Mieghan Bruce, Christina Fastl, Ben Huntington, Grace Patterson, Jonathan Rushton, Paul Torgerson, David Pigott and Brecht Devleesschauwer have had the following publication which you can read the abstract below. For the full published version, please click here. This has been published in the European Journal of Public Health, Volume 32 … Continue reading Methodological choices in brucellosis burden of disease assessments: A systematic review

Seminar: “Tips for communicating modelling results to decision makers” presented by Mark Stevenson, University of Melbourne


On 25th October 2022, Prof. Jonathan Rushton hosted the first seminar in the new seminar series between GBADs and DECIDE. This was presented by Prof. Mark Stevenson from Melbourne University. Video available below. Mark Stevenson is a veterinary epidemiologist with expertise in transboundary animal diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, foot-and-mouth disease and highly pathogenic … Continue reading Seminar: “Tips for communicating modelling results to decision makers” presented by Mark Stevenson, University of Melbourne

Kassy Raymond presents at the Datasphere Initiative


The Datasphere Initiative event which took place on 13th October saw Kassy Raymond, Informatics Theme, present her views on policy and technical divides and what this can mean for exercises such as mapping livestock populations. You can find what Kassy has published and her 5 minute talk at The Datasphere Initiative below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIcEYKLiwI Graph data in … Continue reading Kassy Raymond presents at the Datasphere Initiative

Population, biomass, and economic value of small ruminants in Ethiopia


Wudu Temsegen Jemberu, Yin Li, Wondwosen Asfaw, Dianne Mayberry, Peggy Schrobback, Jonathan Rushton and Theo Knight-Jones have had the following publication published. You can find the introduction below and the full version can be found here Introduction Ethiopia has one of the largest populations of small ruminants (42.9 million sheep and 52.5 million goats) in … Continue reading Population, biomass, and economic value of small ruminants in Ethiopia

GBADs visit to Utrecht University with Collaboration Centre


A meeting of the consortium members of the WOAH Collaborating Centre for the Economics of Animal Health (Europe region) took place in the Netherlands on 28-29 October. Partners from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute and University of Liverpool travelled to Utrecht University and Royal GD Animal Health Service in Deventer. The partners met to agree a … Continue reading GBADs visit to Utrecht University with Collaboration Centre