900m lives depend on livestock

GALVmed aims to make a significant contribution towards transformational change in the small-scale livestock health landscape by developing a portfolio of high impact products and initiating a range of private sector market initiatives operating at scale in the smallholder sector.

About us

Our Vision

Transformational improvement in the well-being and economic progression of small-scale livestock producers.

Our Mission

We will contribute to the transformation of small-scale livestock producers’ lives by:

  • understanding the constraints to animal health and how to overcome them;
  • engaging the animal health industry; and
  • ensuring awareness, availability and adoption of effective animal health interventions.

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 small-scale livestock producers of the world.

Enabling Environment

An enabling environment that allows for the successful translation of research products to sustainable animal health solutions for small scale livestock producers is essential to achieving GALVmed’s mission.

Blog

Tackling small livestock diseases

Small livestock are a pathway out of poverty and source of economic and gender empowerment, and yet, for millions of small-scale producers, these very important assets are threatened by diseases.

Small livestock, big opportunities

Goats, sheep, pigs, chickens. These are some of the small livestock that are giving millions of people opportunities.

East African Community Mutual Recognition Procedure: What is it and why is it important?

Obtaining approval to sell veterinary medicines in the market requires a marketing authorisation (licence) from the National Regulatory Authority in each country where the product is to be sold.

Voices from the field

Tackling small livestock diseases

Small livestock are a pathway out of poverty and source of economic and gender empowerment, and yet, for millions of small-scale producers, these very important assets are threatened by diseases.

Small livestock, big opportunities

Goats, sheep, pigs, chickens. These are some of the small livestock that are giving millions of people opportunities.

East African Community Mutual Recognition Procedure: What is it and why is it important?

Obtaining approval to sell veterinary medicines in the market requires a marketing authorisation (licence) from the National Regulatory Authority in each country where the product is to be sold.

Using a Randomised Control Trial to study the impact of Newcastle Disease vaccine on poultry farmer welfare and livelihoods

In 2020, Oxford Policy Management (OPM) was contracted by GALVmed to implement an intervention and conduct an associated impact study on the adoption of a Newcastle Disease Vaccine (NDV) by small-scale poultry farmers in rural Tanzania in the districts of Chemba and Mbozi.

GALVmed discusses impact

Impact is an important topic for any philanthropic organisation and GALVmed is putting this topic front and centre of our agenda for 2022.

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