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CEO, Steve Sloan’s Blog: September 2011

GALVmed CEO, writes: When in 2006 I started to work on a new business plan with the GALVmed chair, Dr Mike Witty, and Dr Sam Thevasagayam (the then R&D director) I knew that our plan was audacious.  GALVmed was setting out to facilitate a global alliance across public, private, academic and voluntary sectors.  At this […]

Maasai meet HRH The Princess Royal to highlight importance of livestock as a lifeline for millions

Members of the Maasai community from northern Tanzania have met HRH The Princess Royal after arriving in Scotland on Sunday. The Maasai are on a week-long visit to raise awareness about preventable livestock diseases that threaten the livelihoods of their community. The visit was arranged by Scotland-based charity, GALVmed (Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines), […]

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – GALVmed’s response

Taking stock in his message on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October 2007) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the uneven progress being made towards the achievement by 2015 of the Millennium Development Goals. While the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day has fallen since the adoption […]