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Summer 2019

STAR-IDAZ June 2019 Newsletter 4 Attachments Newsletter Star-Idaz June 2019 (158 kB)

IRC Side Event at OIE 87th GS: Accelerating the delivery of animal disease control tools through global research coordination and collaboration

A side event was held at the 87th General Session of the OIE on 29 May to promote the activities of the STAR-IDAZ IRC and engage with potential new partners. Attendees from non-member countries including Iran, Chile, South Korea, Uruguay and Switzerland as well as the veterinary pharmaceutical companies Elanco and Merck joined representatives from […]

Workshop on IRC Research Roadmaps: Shortening the Innovation Pipeline, 13 December 2018

A workshop was held on the 13th December in Washington DC which brought together research program owners across the public and private sectors in the US to discuss how they can engage with the IRC’s research roadmaps and move forward collectively to shorten the innovation pipeline and tackle disease in the livestock sectors. A high-level […]

African swine fever in China – first report

The first outbreak of African swine fever in China has been confirmed on 3 Aug 2018 by Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, Director General, China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China. (Since the first outbreak there are reports of 2 more confirmed and one more not yet confirmed.) China has the largest pig […]