Animals, Domestic

How to reach the poor? Surveillance in low-income countries, lessons from experiences in Cambodia and Madagascar.

Publication Date: 
May 04, 2015

Surveillance of animal diseases in developing countries faces many constraints. Innovative tools and methods to enhance surveillance in remote and neglected areas should be defined, assessed and applied in close connection with local farmers, national stakeholders and international agencies.

Accessible and inexpensive tools for global HPAI surveillance: A mobile-phone based system.

Publication Date: 
Dec 27, 2010

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) disproportionately impacts poor livestock keepers in southern countries. Although the estimated cost of the disease in the billions, response to the epidemic remains fragmented and information channels slow.