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East African countries register first veterinary product under new Mutual Recognition Procedures

Arusha, 1st October 2018 – The first licences for a veterinary vaccine submitted for registration under the East African Community’s Mutual Recognition Procedure (MRP) have been issued. Obtaining approval to place veterinary medicines on the market requires a marketing authorisation (licence) from the National Regulatory Authority in each country where the product is to be […]

GALVmed gets a new Chief Executive

(10 August 2018, Edinburgh, UK)-The Board of GALVmed is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Carolin Schumacher as the new Chief Executive Officer of GALVmed. Carolin was appointed following a rigorous and open recruitment process from a pool of promising candidates. Dr. Peter Jeffries, current Chief Executive of GALVmed since 2013, announced in April […]

GALVmed gets a new Chief Executive

The Board of GALVmed is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Carolin Schumacher as the new Chief Executive Officer of GALVmed. Carolin was appointed following a rigorous and open recruitment process from a pool of promising candidates. Dr. Peter Jeffries, current Chief Executive of GALVmed since 2013, announced in April 2018 his intention to […]

Global network to eradicate PPR is launched

GALVmed representatives Jeremy Salt and Mark Rweyemamu are this week attending a meeting in Vienna, Austria, to launch the Peste des petits ruminants Global Research and Expertise Network (PPR-GREN). The PPR-GREN network was established and endorsed in 2015 to support a global strategy to eradicate PPR. Peste des petits ruminants,or simply known as PPR, was […]

Letter from our CEO: Changes at the top

After more than 5 years leading GALVmed, and having recently received our latest round of funding, the time has come to consider my retirement. At our recent Board meeting in Casablanca, I indicated to the Board my intention to step down as Chief Executive. The process of selecting my successor will start shortly and I […]

International Research Consortium on Animal Health: March 2018 Newsletter

Jeremy Salt, our Chief Scientific Officer attended two meetings highlighted in this March edition of  STAR-IDAZ. Jeremy is a member of the scientific committee of International Research Consortium on Animal Health. Read more.

International vaccine development competition extends reach to contributory organisations

EDINBURGH, UK, February 21, 2018 – As the global US $30m Brucellosis Vaccine Prize competition enters its second phase, organisers are calling on commercial and academic organisations to join forces in order to progress towards the four available Milestone 2 prizes of US $1m. The second phase of the competition will require applicants to satisfy […]

Bill Gates visits Edinburgh to showcase British excellence in research and development and Announces new $40 million investment in GALVmed to boost British livestock research for world’s poorest people

26 January, 2018, Edinburgh, U.K.: Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will today visit the University of Edinburgh with the Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt, to showcase British excellence in research and development aimed at finding solutions to the toughest challenges facing livestock farmers. They will meet scientists […]

GALVmed partner Arecor announces successful vaccine stabilising formulation technology to combat two major livestock diseases in the developing world

Arecor and its partner, non-profit company, Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed), have successfully stabilised liquid formulations of vaccines to combat two major diseases of livestock across the developing world including Africa, Asia and the Middle East In this work, the ArestatTM technology has been applied to enable a vaccine to be distributed pre-prepared […]

Princess Royal updated on GALVmed projects on Moredun visit

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, met with GALVmed staff and board members recently while attending an event in Edinburgh to celebrate our partner the Moredun Foundation’s rich heritage and unique partnership with the farming industry. The Princess Royal is introduced to GALVmed CEO Peter Jeffries by board director Peter Wells while Jeremy Salt and Senior Director of Corporate […]

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