GBADs visit Tanzania to launch Case Study


GBADs Post-doctoral research associates João Afonso and Gemma Chaters visited Tanzania in early November to meet with future colleagues to discuss 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 University of … Continue reading GBADs visit Tanzania to launch Case Study

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

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