900m lives depend on livestock

In 2018 GALVmed marks 10 years of activities focused on bringing effective livestock vaccines, medicines & diagnostics to millions of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Read our GALVmed@10 report on achievements and lessons learned

Ten products have been delivered in the past decade.

Proof of concepts achieved for eight products.

A significant increase in scope and scale over a relatively short period.

The estimated value of livestock disease mortalities that has been averted is USD 167 million.

GALVmed@10

Our work

Product development

GALVmed specialises in product development partnerships uniquely established to translate global research progress into tangible livestock disease control tools for the developing world.

Commercial development

Our work with our partners supports the poor livestock keepers of the world.

Policy and advocacy

The policy environment is a key determinant in the successful translation of research products to livestock health solutions that are sustainably available to smallholder farmers.

Blog

Hester Biosciences launches innovative awareness campaign for smallholder farmers

GALVmed partner Hester Biosciences Limited has launched a campaign to sensitise farmers about animal health and management. The campaign is one of the initiatives to kick start a new programme which aims to provide over …

New field study focuses on non-invasive chicken vaccines

A field study to explore the practical viability of non-invasive, simultaneous administration of commercial Fowl Pox and Newcastle Disease vaccines could potentially help to control both diseases for smallholder farmers. The study is currently being …

Concluded GALVmed funded projects with Hester Biosciences in India show signs of sustainability

Some projects funded under the just concluded phase of Protecting Livestock II are already showing promising signs of sustainability. The projects that were implemented with Hester Biosciences in India were aimed at distributing a new …