GALVmed welcomes new Policy & External Affairs Manager

We are once again delighted to welcome a new staff member to the GALVmed team! Julius Singoma has joined us as our Policy and External Affairs Manager and will be supporting our Policy & External Affairs department in promoting advocacy and policy work. He will be based in our Nairobi office. Julius previously worked at […]

The role of para-professionals in the delivery of veterinary services in Africa

(9th October 2015) Efficient surveillance, early detection and rapid response to animal disease outbreaks are key steps for maintaining animal health, protecting human health and securing the income of poor rural populations. To further discuss these key steps, a conference will gather representatives of the African veterinarian authorities, veterinary para-professional associations and federations to strengthen […]

GALVmed attends Pan-African Dairy Conference

GALVmed recently participated in the 11th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya from the September 23rd to 25th 2015. This year’s conference theme was ‘Retooling for Posterity’ and it discussed the different complimentary roles played by key stakeholders for the benefit of dairy productivity in Africa and how those […]

GALVmed recognises World Rabies Day

Nearly all deaths from rabies – the majority being children – are in Africa and Asia. A course of post-exposure treatment will save children. However, in the world’s poorest communities, this can cost much more than the monthly household income. Families will often sell their livestock, which they depend on for their food and livelihood, […]

GALVmed’s 2014/15 Year in Review

(31st August 2015) As we ended the financial year 2014/15, we take stock of our progress towards the delivery of livestock vaccines and other health products to poor people in Africa and South Asia. This Year in Review documents some of the key momentums over the past year as well as highlights of activities undertaken by […]

Newcastle Disease vaccination training programme for backyard poultry

GALVmed recently facilitated a two day training programme organised by Hester Biosciences for its team members. GALVmed is currently partnering with Hester in the setting up of a supply and distribution system of their thermos-tolerant Newcastle Disease vaccine in three states in India. A total of ten people from Odisha and Jharkhand were trained on […]

First African veterinary para-professional conference with continental focus to be held in South Africa

(26 August 2015) OIE, Africa Veterinary Technicians Association and GALVmed will host the first continental Africa veterinary para-professional conference from 13-15th October 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. Para-professional veterinarians (PPV) are those who are authorised by the veterinary statutory body and who are authorised to carry out certain designated tasks that are delegated to them under […]

CBPP partnership update with the Central Veterinary Research Institute

(24 August 2015) In July, two GALVmed R&D colleagues visited a key collaboration site in Zambia. Angie Colston(Assistant Director, R&D) and Leonard Khaluhi (Veterinary Clinical Research Officer, R&D), who are both based in GALVmed’s Nairobi Office, visited the Central Veterinary Research Institute (CVRI) site in Lusaka, Zambia. The GALVmed team along with Jeremy Salt, Senior Director of R&D, also met with […]

GALVmed welcomes new staff to our Nairobi and Edinburgh offices

(29 July 2015) – We are once again delighted to welcome new staff members to the GALVmed team! Sam Spurr has joined us as our Intellectual Asset Analyst and will be searching for literature and patents relevant to various ongoing GALVmed projects and producing intellectual property landscaping reports on technologies of interest. He will be […]

GALVmed welcomes new Veterinary Clinical Research Officer

(26 June 2015) – We are once again delighted to welcome a new staff members to the GALVmed team! Leonard Khaluhi has joined us as a Veterinary Clinical Research Officer and will be providing support for all clinical trials, study monitoring and quality assurance in our Research & Development department. He will be based in […]