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 […]

New Livestock Laws and Policies Database

  A new open source database by GALVmed, in partnership with FAO, details existing livestock laws and policies in Africa and South Asia.  The database contains 535 statutes, subsidiary legislation, policies and strategies on livestock from 27 countries, including francophone Africa.  It is collaboration with FAOLEX which is a similar database by FAO that covers crops and […]

GALVmed welcomes new Assistant Director for R&D & Data Analyst

In the last month, we’ve welcomed two new staff members to GALVmed. Angie Colston joined as our Assistant Director for R&D. Angie is currently based in our Edinburgh office but will move to our Nairobi office later this year. She is a qualified veterinary surgeon and has previously worked with Moredun Research Institute, Veterinary Medicines […]

GALVmed donates to Heifer Nepal to support earthquake relief

GALVmed has donated US $12,891.47 to our partner Heifer International Nepal, which will provide tents to 1,157 families who are in desperate need of shelter before the approaching monsoon seasons. Heifer Nepal will distribute the tents to those affected by the recent Nepal earthquakes on 27th and 29th May 2015. Our Project Manager for South Asia, Peetambar […]

Call for abstracts at the 3RD GRF One Health Summit 2015

The 3rd Global Risk Forum (GRF) One Health Summit 2015 will take place from 4 – 7th October 2015 at the Davos Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. The GRF Davos invites you to submit an abstract for oral presentation, for a poster presentation or for a session on one of the conference topics. A particular focus will be […]

GALVmed welcomes new Porfolio Director & Finance Manager

In the last month, we’ve added two new staff members to our Edinburgh office. Brigitte Schiessl joined as our Portfolio Director. Brigitte previously worked with Novartis Animal Health where she headed the European Clinical Operations team in Basel, France and the UK. “It was my childhood dream to become a veterinarian and to use my […]

GALVmed discusses the importance of livestock to food security

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