Monthly Archives: September 2016

Brucellosis in ruminants in two counties of Yunnan, China and the use of an integrated approach for effective control

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Brucellosis (undulant fever) is a zoonotic disease of growing  public health concern in many Asian countries. Challenges in controlling the disease include lack of collaboration between sectors and uncontrolled animal movement. In China, Yunnan Province is at particular risk…

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Apocalyptic numbers: Antibiotic resistance as the classic ‘One Health’ (and classic ‘One World’) planetary issue

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Depicted in this watercoloured etching, The Ancient of Days, by William Blake, is Urizen, a  figure that for Blake embodied reason and law. Urizen’s outstretched hand holds a compass over the darker void below, representing an…

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Despite contamination concerns, Africa must embrace ‘wet markets’ as key to food security

Originally posted on ILRI news:
At the Xipamamime traditional market, in Maputo, trader Augusta Thomas sells chickens (photo credit: ILRI/Mann). A new compilation of 25 studies in Africa finds that informal markets provide essential sources of food and income for millions…

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Goat meat—which makes up 60% of red meat worldwide—begins to go mainstream in the UK

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Typical Somali goat of the Horn of Africa (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). ‘When you think of goat meat, fragrant Jamaican curries, like the ones served up from colourful street stalls at the Notting Hill Carnival…

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