GBADs Case for Engagement and Investment


The OIE and University of Liverpool secretariat have created The Case For Engagement and Investment which can be viewed in English and French. The Spanish version will be available soon. This document details how GBADs will achieve its operational objectives and the resources needed to succeed in generating data and information to ensure optimal animal … Continue reading GBADs Case for Engagement and Investment

Sysrev Seminar – The Future of Document Review – Unlocking Hidden Knowledge in Documents


On November 23rd 2021, Dr. Marie Mcintyre hosted a Sysrev Seminar open to all of the GBADs programme and collaborators. This was presented by Tom Luechtefeld, a PhD graduate from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Video available below. Background: Toms main focus is on algorithm development at Sysrev. He helps medical, veterinary and life … Continue reading Sysrev Seminar – The Future of Document Review – Unlocking Hidden Knowledge in Documents

New Publication – Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA


João Sucena Afonso, Georgios Oikonomou, Stuart Carter, Helen Clough, Bethany E. Griffiths and Jonathan Rushton of the University of Liverpool, have collaborated on  the now published article Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA. Introduction Lameness is the second most important health condition in dairy cattle in the UK in terms … Continue reading New Publication – Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA

New Publication – Veterinary Services in a changing world: climate change and other external factors


Ben Huntington (University of Liverpool), Theresa Bernardo (University of Guelph), Melba Bondad-Reantaso (FAO), Mieghan Bruce (Murdoch University), Brecht Devleesschauwer (Sciensano), William Gilbert (University of Liverpool), Delia Grace (University of Greenwich), Mario Herrero (Cornell University), Tom Marsh (Washington State University), Shannon Mesenhowski (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Dustin Pendell (Kansas State University), David Pigott (IHME, University … Continue reading New Publication – Veterinary Services in a changing world: climate change and other external factors

New Publication –Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam


Dinh Bao Truong, Nguyen Van Cuong, Phu Hoang Doan, Nguyen Thi Thug Dung, Bach Tuan Kiet, Jonathan Rushton, and Juan Carrique-Mas have collaborated to produce the now published article Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. AbstractSmall-scale farming of meat chicken flocks using local native breeds contributes to … Continue reading New Publication –Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

New Publication- Economic Considerations for Advancement through the Progressive Control Pathway: Cost-Benefit Analysis of an FMD disease free zone in Punjab Province, Pakistan


Nicholas A. Lyons (University of Liverpool and FAO Italy), Muhammed Afzal (FAO Pakistan), Farrukh Toirov (FAO Pakistan), Aamer (FAO Pakistan) Irshad, Chris J. M. Bartels (Animal Health Works) and Jonathan Rushton (University of Liverpool) have collaborated to produce the now published article ‘Economic Considerations for Advancement Through the Progressive Control Pathway: Cost–Benefit Analysis of an … Continue reading New Publication- Economic Considerations for Advancement through the Progressive Control Pathway: Cost-Benefit Analysis of an FMD disease free zone in Punjab Province, Pakistan