A4NH / AHH / Animal Diseases / Emerging Diseases / ILRI40 / Southeast Asia / Zoonotic Diseases

Successes and challenges in capacity building on ‘ecohealth’ in Southeast Asia

To address current challenges related to disease emergence in livestock and humans, new integrated approaches are needed to promote collaboration between actors and groups towards more effective control. Southeast Asia is considered a hotspot for diseases emergence as demonstrated by the emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Such … Continue reading

A4NH / Asia / Emerging Diseases / ILRI / Pigs / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

EcoZD project fosters transdisciplinary collaboration on zoonotic diseases in Southeast Asia

As a part of the Ecosystem Approaches to the Better Management of Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases in Southeast Asia (EcoZD) project, the Vietnam EcoZD team recently held a sequence of training sessions with strategic project partners. These partners are providing on-the-ground assistance with biological sampling of swine and humans, as well as household surveying, in … Continue reading

Asia / Disease Control / Emerging Diseases / ILRI / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Zoonotic Diseases

EcoZD project refines cross-country, trans-disciplinary collaboration on zoonotic diseases in Southeast Asia

Between 10-13 December 2011, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) led project on ecosystem approaches to the better management of zoonotic emerging infectious diseases in Southeast Asia (EcoZD) convened a progress meeting  in Bangkok. Chaired by program coordinator Jeff Gilbert of ILRI, the conference provided the seventy nine attendees an opportunity to reflect on the … Continue reading