REGIONAL NETWORK:   Africa and the Middle East

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Though not technically a network at this stage given that there is only one STAR-IDAZ participant from Africa and the Middle East, the African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), it is hoped that other countries from the region will join.

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Veterinary experts meet to advance animal health and productivity for African farmers

Veterinary experts meet to advance animal health and productivity for African farmers  21 September 2017 – Animal health experts from Africa and the Middle East met in Abuja, Nigeria on 12-14th September to agree common research priorities for Africa and explore sharing of resources and facilities to maximise the impact of research in advancing the [...]

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting 2017

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) Meeting 2017 will take place at the Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on the 30-31 October 2017. The meeting aims to: bring together UK and low-and-middle income country partners to form collaborations; introduce other networks that IVVN members should be aware of and bring together academic with industrial and other non-academic [...]

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Study reveals dynamic state of bTB epidemiology in Cameroon

Dr Adrian Muwonge and Professor Mark Bronsvoort from The Roslin Institute and colleagues from the UK, Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad conducted the largest molecular epidemiological study of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in a sub-Saharan African country to understand the incidence and diversity of the disease throughout Cameroon. Their findings are published in Scientific Reports. They collected [...]

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting 2017

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) Meeting 2017 will take place at the Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting aims to: bring together United Kingdom (UK) and low-and-middle income country (LMIC) partners to form collaborations; introduce other networks that IVVN members should be aware of and bring together academic with industrial and other non-academic [...]

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5th Medical & Veterinary Virus Research Symposium

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Vaccinology in Africa Master’s Level Course

The 2017 ‘Vaccinology in Africa’ Master’s Level Course is open to applications from students, researchers and professionals resident in East Africa. The course covers the main aspects of human and veterinary vaccinology, the vaccine development process, biomanufacturing, clinical trials, regulatory and ethical issues, highlighting human and veterinary links and synergies from scientific, technological and regulatory [...]

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