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The regional network for the Americas comprises STAR-IDAZ partners from Brazil (Regional Network Coordinator), Argentina, Mexico, the United States and Canada. The aim of the network is the same as that of the STAR-IDAZ project (sharing information and improved collaboration) but at a regional level.

The group will meet twice a year, once in conjunction with the STAR-IDAZ consortium and a second time in between STAR-IDAZ meetings which will be scheduled to coincide with other animal health related meetings in the Americas region. Representatives from non-STAR-IDAZ partner countries in the Americas will be invited to attend the separate regional meetings.

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GFRA Newsletter issue 5

GFRA Newsletter May 2016

Download the latest newsletter from the GFRA – Global Foot and Mouth Disease Research Alliance.

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IRC Launch

Launch of the STAR-IDAZ International Research Consortium (IRC) on Animal Health

Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage, impact on animal welfare and in some cases directly threaten human health. These diseases ignore borders. Livestock provides one third of human protein intake so working together to develop new control methods for the disease problems that are common to countries around the world is [...]

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World Bank climate-sensitive disease risks

Reducing Climate-Sensitive Disease Risks

A discussion paper produced by the Agriculture and Environmental Services Department of the World Bank. “This study focuses on livestock diseases that are “sensitive” to climate change, with a view to help practitioners reduce the risks of key climate-sensitive infectious diseases by strengthening risk management systems for disease outbreaks. The three diseases chosen for the [...]

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REGIONAL EVENTS View all events from Americas

Rabies in the Americas

The Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting is an annual event that has been held since 1990. It has been hosted in many countries across the Americas. For many years, RITA has grown in popularity and prominence with delegates now coming from more than 20 countries across five continents. The meeting provides an opportunity for [...]

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Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases, Livestock Research Group Contact:

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ISAH 2017

ISAH – 18th International Congress on Animal Hygiene

This year the Congress is focused on one health, a concept supported by the World Organization for Animal Health and the World Health Organization that allows to globally, collaboratively and integrally broach animal health and public health. Animal hygiene is a pillar to both, producing food without considering these factors would be senseless. Since such [...]

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