Foodborne pathogens in African food animals and meat
Kate M. Thomas Campylobacter and nontyphoidal Salmonella are important bacterial enteric pathogens which can be carried by apparently healthy livestock and poultry. During slaughter and butchering processes, bacterial contamination of the carcass and...
Researchers uncover the cause of a mystery neurological syndrome causing massive livestock losses in Maasai pastoral communities in northern Tanzania
Media release: 31 January 2019
Making meat safety work in low-resource contexts: adapting to realities
The third in Tabitha Hrynick’s blog series on the challenges faced by Tanzania’s Livestock Field Officers.
Making meat safety work in low-resource contexts: trust, training and selective enforcement
The second in Tabitha Hrynick’s blog series on the challenges faced by Tanzania’s Livestock Field Officers.
A global One Health gathering
John Claxton reports on the International One Health Congress 2018 With around 700 participants from over 60 countries, the fifth biennial incarnation of the International One Health Congress opened in Saskatoon on Friday 22 June. As befits this growing and leading...
Challenges at the coalface: Tanzania’s Livestock Field Officers
Tabitha Hrynick on the role of Livestock Field Officers in Tanzania and the everyday challenges they face as they go about their essential work. The first in a blog series.
Bringing together the evidence
Lead researcher Professor Sarah Cleaveland on an important year for data analysis, integration and synthesis.
Dealing with local diseases helps countries tackle new outbreaks
Jo Halliday on the need for good disease surveillance systems.