900m lives depend on livestock

GALVmed aims to make a significant contribution towards transformational change in the smallholder 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 GALVmed

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.

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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

Bringing vet services closer to farmers of Bihar

An estimated 600 families live in the village of Makhdumpur, in the state of Bihar, in India. Many of these families are smallholder farmers who are still struggling to get access to essential veterinary …

India's smallholder farmers' renewed hopes for veterinary medicines

In the state of Utter Pradesh where GALVmed is working with
Hester Biosciences to set up sustainable distribution channels for most needed
veterinary medicines and vaccines, we meet some of the smallholder farmers and
service providers and talk …

Empowering women to deliver animal health services in India

In parts of India, rural women are vital in delivering animal health products to smallholder farmers who need them. These women are locally referred to as Pashu Sakhis loosely translated as friends of the animals. …