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COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

GALVmed is keeping a close watch on the COVID-19 situation across the world and is adopting precautionary measures in line with government guidance.  GALVmed staff have been instructed to follow regional advice and work from home in keeping with local government recommendations.  GALVmed is also cancelling all business travel and face-to-face meetings until further notice.  […]

Request for Proposal: Establishing Animal Health Industry Associations

We are currently seeking proposals from relevant organisations capable of establishing and/or strengthening Animal Health Associations (AHAs) in select countries in sub Saharan Africa. Download the Request for Proposal document. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

New OIE publication on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) features initiative supported by GALVmed

The World Organisation for Animal Health has published a new document about ”Public-Private Partnerships and perspectives in the veterinary domain”. The OIE Panorama listed LastMile, an initiative supported by GALVmed, as a success story about public-private partnerships in the industry. The LastMile Initiative is a collaborative PPP between Veterinary Services and the private sector in […]

New AgResults Project to Encourage FMD Vaccine Development and Uptake in Eastern Africa

On January 22, the AgResults Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine Challenge Project, which uses a prize competition to support the development and uptake of high-quality FMD vaccines tailored for Eastern Africa, officially launched. Two launch events took place during the EuFMD Global Vaccine Security Meeting and brought together stakeholders from the animal health industry […]

3rd International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference in Vietnam

The third International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference was meant to take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on the 16th – 18th of March 2020, however, it has been postponed until later in 2020, due to the uncertainty of the short-term situation with regards to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. New dates will be confirmed soon by IVVN. […]

Kenya’s animal health stakeholders form an association for veterinary input suppliers

Animal health stakeholders in Kenya have formed an association to promote proper use of animal health products, fair practice in the industry, conduct public awareness, and articulate and address their needs. Launched on 16th August 2019 at Serena Hotel, Nairobi, the Veterinary Input Suppliers Association of Kenya (VISAK) consists of manufacturers, formulators, importers, and distributors […]

GALVmed to manage multimillion-dollar AgResults Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine Challenge Project

Competition aims to encourage the development and uptake of an improved vaccine for Eastern Africa  EDINBURGH, UK, 21 August 2019 – The Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) is pleased to announce that, following a competitive bidding, it has been selected as the Project Manager for the AgResults Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine […]

Request for proposal: Ghana/Nigeria upstream distribution initiative

We are currently seeking proposals from relevant organisations to set up a new enterprise that will establish an innovative, sustainable smallholder-focused animal health products distribution operation in Ghana, initially, with subsequent extension to Nigeria. For more information visit: Request for proposals for Ghana/Nigeria upstream distribution initiative.

Livestock and Veterinary Entrepreneurship Development (LiVE) Initiative to increase smallholder profitability

Hester Biosciences Limited through its Veterinary Social Business (VSB) division has recently launched a new initiative to support animal product technology to improve profitability for livestock entrepreneurs. The Livestock and Veterinary Entrepreneurship Development (LiVE) initiative aims to increase awareness of low-cost inputs such as silage and hay making, feed blocks and mineral blocks, as well […]

From critic to chief: Carolin Schumacher begins to shape GALVmed strategy for 2030

Last year, Dr Carolin Schumacher joined our team as the new Chief Executive. She recently sat down with industry magazine Animal Pharm to talk about her aspirations and  how she is steering GALVmed towards providing better livestock health services to smallholder farmers. Read more on this insightful interview.  

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