CRP4 / PENAPH

Originally posted on ILRI BioSciences:
Participants of the PENAPH technical workshop The Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health (PENAPH) first technical workshop was held on Dec 11-13, 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The committee accepted 34 abstracts out of 55 submissions as oral presentations and an additional 13 were accepted as posters.  The workshop…

Animal Health / Asia / Epidemiology / Livestock

Participatory disease surveillance in Armenia

This week, Syed Noman Ali provides an update on some work by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and others to  introduce participatory epidemiology to strengthen animal disease surveillance and control of Zoonotic diseases including highly pathogenic avian influenza in Armenia. Read the blogpost Continue reading

Animal Health / Disease Control / Epidemiology / Livestock / PENAPH

Introducing PENAPH and PE

With human and veterinary medicine integrated into a common approach, participatory epidemiology is a powerful tool in international public health. Many initiatives in Africa and Asia have demonstrated that participatory methods empower communities and encourage teamwork between farmers, veterinarians, nurses, doctors, governments and other specialists. As a result, lives are changed through improved health, livelihood … Continue reading