Addressing Nepal’s veterinary needs, one village at a time

In rural communities where most smallholder farmers live, veterinary centres are often located many kilometers away, closer to the semi-urban areas. The result is that many smallholder farmers such as these ones from Mahua village in Nepal, do not always have reliable access to veterinary products for their livestock. GALVmed is working with Hester Biosciences […]

Bridging veterinary services access gap for smallholder farmers of Tanzania

In Moshi area, located in the north eastern Tanzania, GALVmed’s local partner Milele Animal Health is implementing a last mile delivery of animal health inputs to smallholder farmers. We talked to some of the farmers about their livestock health challenges and how Milele is trying to address those challenges.

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 products for their livestock. Together with our partner Hester Bisociences Ltd, we are working on making available the most needed 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 to them about their livestock health challenges, their hopes and aspirations once they will have better access […]

Walking The Last Mile: Learn about our new project with Boehringer Ingelheim

In July 2018, GALVmed’s partner ¬†Boehringer Ingelheim launched a new project known as The Last Mile Initiative. The project is designed to address weak distribution channels and help smallholder farmers in Africa increase their knowledge on disease prevention and treatment. While the Last Mile Initiative was initially launched in Kenya, there are plans to expand […]

An insight into GALVmed’s work

GALVmed Chief Executive, Peter Jeffries, gives an insight into how GALVmed and its partners work to achieve its goal of making livestock vaccines, diagnostics and medicines accessible and affordable to millions of smallholder farmers.

Brucellosis vaccine prize: Where are we now?

Part 2: GALVmed CEO Peter Jeffries gives an update on the Brucellosis vaccine prize competition.

Brucellosis vaccine prize: Where are we now?

Part 1: GALVmed CEO Peter Jeffries gives an update on the Brucellosis vaccine prize competition.

East Coast Fever vaccination training

A training video introducing East Coast Fever disease, the disease life cycle, the history of the vaccine, and how to properly vaccinate animals. To be used in conjunction with the official training manual from the Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO).

Agrovets help sustain Newcastle Disease vaccination value chain in Nepal

In one corner of Banke District in Nepal, Vishnu Rejme runs his agrovet stall. He is one of those community agroveterinary entrepreneurs – commonly known as agrovets – who are sustaining the system of poultry vaccination in remote parts of Nepal. They form the vital ‘last mile’ connection to poultry farmers in the vaccine supply […]