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 […]
The third International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on the 16th – 18th of March 2020, hosted in partnership with CIRAD and the National Institute of Veterinary Research. The three-day event will build on the success of the inaugural IVVN conference in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2018 and the UK […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
To commemorate the 2019 World Veterinary Day whose theme was the Value of Vaccination, the Veterinary Social Business (VSB) division of Hester Biosciences Limited, a GALVmed partner in South Asia, recently conducted a weeklong livestock vaccination campaign. The seven-day campaign was an innovative awareness activity on the value of livestock vaccination. The campaign targeted all […]
Inaugural scientific workshop held from 19-20 March 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya During the Keystone Symposia in Cape Town (2016) African scientists set the base for establishing the African Vaccinology Network (AfVANET) as a forum for African scientists to take greater part in establishing priorities for vaccine development for emerging and re-emerging human and veterinary diseases […]
GALVmed partner, Hester Biosciences Ltd, has officially launched its animal health manufacturing plant in Nepal. The facility is expected to boost Hester’s role in providing animal health products to smallholder farmers in Nepal. GALVmed is currently in a partnership with Hester to develop a smallholder-focused animal health distribution network in Nepal and in the Indian […]