Author Archives: Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

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.

Traditional Use of Camel Milk and Liver Health (Hepatitis)

“..Yagil (2004)2 stated that camel milk is very effective in fighting viruses. Viruses can also be neutralized by blocking out their enzyme activity, and studies have shown that camel antibody is an effective inhibitor of hepatitis enzymes system. Other studies … Continue reading

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ILRI research generates evidence for better prevention and control of zoonotic diseases

To mark this year’s World Zoonoses Day (6 July), we highlight ILRI’s research expertise, projects and recent peer-reviewed publications on zoonoses. ILRI research generates evidence for better prevention and control of zoonotic diseases

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Are camels conquering the world?

ARKBIODIV.COM By B. Faye A camel story by Dr. Bernard Faye from France. Dr. Faye is a very experienced and knowledgeable person in camel’s world. He is the founding member and the chairman of the International Society of Camelids Development … Continue reading

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Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

ARKBIODIV.COM The scientists are in agreement that one of the worst health challenge will be the resistant bacteria in the near future. The microbiologists continuously exploring camel milk for its unique antimicrobial characteristics. They revealed that camel milk’s (CM) antimicrobial attributes … Continue reading

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Camel Manure can Bring a Smile on Faces of the Small Scaled Farmers

camel manure can bring revolution in soil fertility because of its uniqe biodiversity of microbiome. Camel Manure can Bring a Smile on Faces of the Small Scaled Farmers

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Explore the Novel Antimicrobial Molecule ‘LACTOFERRIN’ in Camel Milk

Lactoferrin can reduce bacterial growth, inhibit bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation; thus, it might be considered an antimicrobial therapeutic agent.  Regarding the increasing resistance to antibiotics, it is necessary to explore novel antimicrobial drugs for bacterial diseases. http://camel4all.info/index.php/2014/12/12/super-food-camel-milk-can-beat-the-challenge-of-super-bug-bacterial-resistance-to-antibiotics/ The lactoferrin of … Continue reading

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Flattening the curve on foodborne illness and its costs in Africa

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Food safety has never featured prominently on Africa’s development agenda. When it is an issue, typically the focus has been on high-value food items produced for export, while food safety in domestic markets has been largely…

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New collaborative Global Burden of Animal Diseases program launched

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Animal health leaders and researchers from the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) program have secured US$ 7 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to roll…

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Nomadic pastoralist communities: An invisible frontier in health surveillance

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The effects of COVID-19 have gone undocumented in nomadic pastoralist communities across Africa, which are largely invisible to health surveillance systems despite their significance in the setting of emerging infectious disease. A new research paper in…

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The Best Probiotic? Fruits and Vegetables. – The Atlantic

The Best Probiotics An apple contains about 100 million bacteria—a more diverse range than any dietary supplement. JAMES HAMBLIN AUG 7, 2019 CHARLES PLATIAU / REUTERS In April, researchers at Tufts University posed a nutrition riddle. They compared people who took vitamin … Continue reading

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