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

A scoping review of burden of disease studies estimating disability-adjusted life years due to Taenia solium


Andrew Larkins, Mieghan Bruce, Carlotta Di Bari, Brecht Devleesschauwer, David M. Pigott and Amanda Ash have had the following publication published. You can find the abstract below and the full version can be found here Abstract Background Taenia solium is the most significant global foodborne parasite and the leading cause of preventable human epilepsy in … Continue reading A scoping review of burden of disease studies estimating disability-adjusted life years due to Taenia solium

Methodological choices in brucellosis burden of disease assessments: A systematic review


Carlotta Di Bari, Narmada Venkateswaran, Mieghan Bruce, Christina Fastl, Ben Huntington, Grace Patterson, Jonathan Rushton, Paul Torgerson, David Pigott and Brecht Devleesschauwer have had the following publication which you can read the abstract below. For the full version, please click here Abstract Background Foodborne and zoonotic diseases such as brucellosis present many challenges to public health … Continue reading Methodological choices in brucellosis burden of disease assessments: A systematic review

Estimating the burden of multiple endemic diseases and health conditions using Bayes’ Theorem: A conditional probability model applied to UK dairy cattle


Phillip Rasmussen, University of Zurich, has recently had his comorbidity paper published online. You can find this here.  Phil is one of our Postdoctoral Fellows in the section of Epidemiology.” AbstractThe Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) is an international collaboration aiming, in part, to measure and improve societal outcomes from livestock. One GBADs objective is … Continue reading Estimating the burden of multiple endemic diseases and health conditions using Bayes’ Theorem: A conditional probability model applied to UK dairy cattle

From FAIR to FAIRS: Data security by design for the global burden of animal diseases


Deborah Stacey, Kenneth Wulff, Nidhip Chikhalla and Theresa Bernardo have had the following publication published online. You can find the abstract below and the full version here. Abstract Solving complex global problems involving data and data analysis can require data from both the public and private sectors. The sharing of data has traditionally been restricted … Continue reading From FAIR to FAIRS: Data security by design for the global burden of animal diseases

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 Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA