100,000 households to benefit from new Newcastle Disease vaccination partnership launched in India


GALVmed has partnered with Heifer International once again to bring the Newcastle Disease vaccination to 100,000 households in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa, India


As part of the project, 237 vaccinators will be trained to undertake the Newcastle Disease vaccination. As well as controlling the disease, the project will provide income for the vaccinators. The vaccine will  also be available in six retail outlets in the area. In addition, Heifer International will work intensively with 20,000 of the households. This work will include proper care, feed, housing and vaccinations of backyard poultry.

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We're seeking African and South Asian livestock policies

We're currently collating livestock laws, regulations, policies and strategies to include in a new, free database that will available on our website.

If you have any African or South Asian livestock policies, please email them to Lois Muraguri
Our Africa office has moved!

GALVmed's Africa Office has moved locations in Nairobi, Kenya. 
Postal address: GALVmed, P. O. Box 52773 – 00100, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya

Physical address: 4th Floor Wing C Suite B, Galana Plaza, Galana Road, Kilmani, Nairobi, Kenya
International conference on Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

The Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) conference was held November 28-29, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Find out more here:
View our livestock policy reports here

News from partners

The UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network is hosting the 1st Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference in the UK. The conference will discuss vaccine advancement and will provide a forum for innovative vaccine research. The conference will be held on the 16-17 February 2015. Find out more here.

The UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network was recently created to draw together major UK research players to enhance the uptake of new technologies to design, develop and deliver safe and effective next-generation vaccines against new and re-emerging diseases.

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Here is a collection of some of the recent articles that highlight our work in Africa and south Asia. 

January 2015
"UK charity supports centre producing vaccine against East Coast fever” in Veterinary Record

December 2014

Farmers take Bill Gates’s £25m tip: care for the animals to beat povertyon The Times website

“'Last mile constraints’ preventing vaccination against Newcastle diseaseon Animal Pharm website

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) report on the Centre for Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases LaunchAudio clip originally aired on 8 December 2014 via MBC

Malawi to manufacture one-shot East Coast fever vaccineon the Animal Pharm website

Malawi launches East Coast fever vaccineon The Nation website

Centre launches to fight East Coast fever diseaseon MRCVSonline website

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