ILRI scientist Delia Grace raises awareness on zoonoses research at institutional seminar


Delia Grace speaks on zoonoses at a 'Livestock live' talk at ILRI Nairobi Delia Grace speaks on zoonoses at a ‘Livestock live’ talk at the Nairobi headquarters of the International Livestock Research Institute on 31 October 2012 (photo credit: ILRI/Tezira Lore).

Integrated approaches such as One Health and Ecohealth are needed for sustainable and cost-effective control of neglected zoonotic diseases which impose significant multiple burdens on the poor.

This was one of the key messages given by Delia Grace, a veterinary epidemiologist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), as she closed her presentation on Zoonoses: The Lethal Gifts of Livestock delivered at a Livestock live seminar held on 31 October 2012 at the ILRI Nairobi campus.

Livestock live is a new seminar series at ILRI that aims to address livestock-related issues, mobilize external as well as in-house expertise and audiences and engage the livestock community around interdisciplinary conversations that ask hard questions and seek to refine current research concepts and…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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