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.
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
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
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
In July of this year, the 2019 International Society for Economics and Social Sciences of Animal Health (ISESSAH) annual conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia, in partnership with the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meeting. In attendance from IGH were Jonathan Rushton (president of ISESSAH), Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow and Joao Afonso. Peregrine gave a … Continue reading 3rd Annual ISESSAH Conference
The GBADs consultation meeting was held from the 1 st – 3 rd April convened by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK’s Department for International Development and hosted by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Paris, France. Prof Jonathan Rushton directed the meeting and was supported by Hannah Davies, Camille Bellet, … Continue reading Global Burden of Animal Diseases Consultation Meeting