New Publication – Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’


Jonathan Rushton and Benjamin Huntington of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases project have collaborated with Svetlana Buzdugan, Yu-Mei Chang, Javier Guitian, Damer Blake and Pablo Alarcon (Royal Veterinary Collage), to produce the now published article Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’. AbstractSlaughterhouse condemnation of broiler chickens results from … Continue reading New Publication – Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’

New Publication – Socio-economic impact of Food-and-Mouth outbreaks and control measures: An analysis of Mongolian outbreaks in 2017.


Mieghan Bruce, Jonathan Rushton, and Nicholas A. Lyons of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme have collaborated with Georgina Limon (Pirbright Institute) and Gerelmaa Ulziibat (State Central Veterinary Laboratory) to produce the now published article Socio-economic impact of Food-and-Mouth outbreaks and control measures: An analysis of Mongolian outbreaks in 2017. AbstractMongolia is a large … Continue reading New Publication – Socio-economic impact of Food-and-Mouth outbreaks and control measures: An analysis of Mongolian outbreaks in 2017.

Results of a New Analysis of the Production Losses Associated with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Workshop.


Nick Lyons, Veterinary Epidemiology Consultant, specialised in Transboundary Animal Diseases. On 26th and 27th February 2020, Nick conducted a workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan with animal health professionals from around the country. The purpose of the workshop was to present the results of a new analysis of the production losses associated with foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in … Continue reading Results of a New Analysis of the Production Losses Associated with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Workshop.

Moving Forward through Lessons Learned on Response Actions to Aquatic Animal Disease Emergencies


Ben Huntington, GBADs project manager, took part in a Round-Table Discussion with the subject: Moving Forward through Lessons Learned on Response Actions to Aquatic Animal Disease Emergencies at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy on 16-18th December 2019. The 45 meeting participants, from 18 countries, worked in government ministries, research institutes, academia and private companies. The participants … Continue reading Moving Forward through Lessons Learned on Response Actions to Aquatic Animal Disease Emergencies

ISESSAH-SEA 2019 Regional Meeting


The International Society for Economics and Social Sciences of Animal Health (ISESSAH) held its first regional meeting for South East Asia in Bogor, Indonesia. The meeting was hosted by Agriculture University Bogor (Institut Pertanian Bogor) and was held on the 17th and 18th October. The meeting, which connected over 100 people from seven different countries, … Continue reading ISESSAH-SEA 2019 Regional Meeting

World Vaccines Congress Europe 2019


William Gilbert presented on the Economic Analysis of Vaccine Use and the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) at the World Vaccine Congress Europe in Barcelona (28th to 31st October). He showed that economics work completed in the SAPHIR project was based on modelling to fill extensive data gaps, and this kind of analysis could … Continue reading World Vaccines Congress Europe 2019