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Groundbreaking Initiative Will Optimize Livestock Farmer and Veterinarian Partnerships

Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines and VetNOW Will Focus on Safety, Security, and Resiliency of Global Food Supply Chain “Connected Care” Technology Platform Designed to Achieve Increased Productivity, Profitability and Sustainability Pilot Program in Kenya to Launch in August 2024; First in Multi-Country Plan  Cape Town, South Africa (April 19, 2024) – A new […]

MAHABA Initiative and Stakeholders Collaborate to Address Tick Control in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda. (December 12, 2023) – In a collaborative effort to combat the impact of ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) in Uganda’s livestock industry, the Managing Animal Health and Acaricides for a Better Africa (MAHABA) Initiative, along with key stakeholders, convened on December 6th and 7th to prioritize key areas for tick control, as an […]

New partnership working on solutions to combat African animal trypanosomiasis

Edinburgh, UK.   African animal trypanosomiasis (AAT), also known as nagana, is a substantial socio-economic burden to livestock farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, affecting and killing millions of cattle every year. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the UK Government Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, Boehringer Ingelheim and GALVmed have joined forces to find a new […]

Boehringer Ingelheim’s LastMile initiative reaches over 40,000 smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa increasing access to veterinary medicine

In partnership with GALVmed and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Boehringer Ingelheim raises awareness on animal disease prevention and treatments among smallholder farmers in six African countries 56 new Boehringer Ingelheim product registrations in eight countries across Africa support the livelihood of smallholder farmers New product registrations increase the availability of veterinary medicine in the […]

GALVmed Announces New Board Chair

Edinburgh, UK (September 26, 2022) – GALVmed is pleased to announce Dr Isabelle Dieuzy-Labaye as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. Isabelle takes over from Professor Paul Wood who has retired from this position in September 2022. Isabelle has over 20 years of experience in the animal health market and in the life […]

GALVmed and Elanco launch a new initiative empowering small-scale producers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Edinburgh, UK (March 16, 2022) – The Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) has partnered with Elanco Animal Health to launch a new initiative to manage ticks and tick-borne diseases in Africa. MAHABA (Managing Animal Health and Acaricides for a Better Africa) aims to support small-scale producers in Nigeria and Uganda by defining and […]

Parasite insight could help treat livestock infection

Fresh understanding of a cattle bug offers potential to design novel drug interventions for a devastating condition 21/07/2021 – Insights into a parasite that kills 3 million livestock each year could underpin the development of much-needed new treatments for infection. Researchers have gained understanding of the parasite that causes animal African trypanosome (AAT) infection, the […]

A new animal health platform to generate products and transform animal health services for low- and middle-income countries

Nairobi, 22nd June 2021 – Improving the productivity of farm animals can lead to sustainable increases in livestock production in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and contribute to addressing the Sustainable Development Goal 2, to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. However, this depends heavily on the farmers’ access […]

PREVENT project to boost prospects for 150,000 backyard poultry producers in Africa

With Africa’s population set to double, new technologies, including improved poultry vaccination, will be necessary to provide enough affordable, quality protein. Libourne, 7th April 2021 – An ambitious new 4-year project aims to help 150,000 small-scale poultry producers in Africa to become more productive and efficient by building their businesses and overall sustainability. The PREVENT […]

“LastMile” – improving through digital

Nairobi, Kenya, June 4, 2020 With the new mobile app, the “LastMile” team can now better manage day-to-day activities and support farmers, retailers and veterinarians more effectively   The “LastMile” initiative is an integrated, solutions-driven program seeking to address crucial animal health challenges by making animal medical resources available in hard-to-reach areas. The initiative targets […]

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