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.

University of Guelph – One Health Seminar Series


Dr. Deborah Stacey (Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science) and Dr. Theresa Bernardo (Professor in the Department of Population Medicine & IDEXX Chair) from the GBADs informatics theme, led a presentation in the One Health Seminar Series at the University of Guelph. They presented their work on the GBADs programme and how it … Continue reading University of Guelph – One Health Seminar Series

Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza


Jonathan Rushton gave a presentation on “The Global Burden of Animal Diseases” at The Southern African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine’s (SASVEPM) “Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza” webinar. This webinar had 415 both national and international attendees. The Southern African Society for … Continue reading Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza

New Publication – Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia


Wudu T. Jemberu, Wassie Molla, Tigabu Dagnew (University of Gonda), Jonathan Rushton (Global Burden of Animal Diseases; University of Liverpool) and Henk Hogeveen (Wageningen University) have collaborated to produce the now published Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia. Abstract Although foot … Continue reading New Publication – Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia