Dr David Shamaki and Dr Reuben A Ocholi introduce the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) in Nigeria and the different animal vaccines currently undergoing research, development and manufacture at NVRI.
Dr Michael James Francis of BioVacc Consulting Ltd, and member of the UK Vaccine Network and Board Member of the International Veterinary Vaccinology Network, highlights the recent launch of the Veterinary Vaccine Development Process Map.
DISCONTOOLS identify the gaps in knowledge to speed up the development of new DISease CONtrol TOOLS (diagnostics, vaccines and pharmaceuticals) and reduce the burden of animal diseases.
Dr Pankaj Dhaka and colleagues have written a blog post highlighting historical and recent approaches to veterinary vaccine development, factors which affect vaccine strategy and vaccine related challenges in LMICs.
Three of the IVVN Schools Outreach Team visited Ole Tipis Girls High School in Kenya and delivered the experimental workshop to 80 students.
The African Vaccinology Network (AfVANET) hosted its first scientific workshop at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 19th and 20th 2019.
Two of the IVVN Schools Outreach Team delivered the workshop to 76 students across Abadina College and Abandina Grammar School in Nigeria.
In November 2018, the IVVN funded a workshop entitled 'Field evaluation of novel livestock vaccines', hosted by IVVN members Dr. Nick Lyons and Professor Eyal Klements.
A workshop on vaccines in tilapia aquaculture held at Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam, in October 2018.
Read our report on the EuFMD Open Session 2018: Global Vaccine Security Conference which was hosted in Borgo Egnazia, Puglia, Italy on 28th-31st October 2018.
In this blog post, Dr. Rebecca McLean from The Pirbright Institute discusses her work to develop an inexpensive, safe and efficacious Nipah virus vaccine for pigs.