Zoonotic Diseases – The Forgotten Ones?

Aug 27, 2014 0

About 75% of the new diseases that have affected humans over the past 10 years have been caused by pathogens originating from an animal or from products of animal origin. Even though many of the zoonotic diseases have the means to spread over long distances and to become global problems, limited reliable qualitative and quantitative information on their burden is available at the moment. ...

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The Economics of Animal Health

Aug 27, 2014 0

Animal health professionals need to have an understanding of the application of economics to animal health, and the current economic crisis makes the need for these skills all the more urgent. In their paper Elizabeth L. Jackson, Barbara Häsler & Jonathan Rushton of Department of Production & Population Health, Royal Veterinary College highlight how the best use of economics will improve decision-making on animal health on so many levels. ...

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One Health – A Reality or Yet Another Utopian Overreach?

Aug 27, 2014 0

He believes in it and practises it in his business because “it is common sense”. Sam Al-Murrani of Babylon Bioconsulting discusses the “One Health” concept and the irony that, considering its fundamental importance, it has not been matched by a concerted effort to engender grassroots and popular support for it. Apart from a few professionals, professional organisations and some governmental agencies in a few countries, ...

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Animal Instinct

Aug 27, 2014 0

There is significant investor interest in the area of animal health. In the last 12 months, the private equity press has reported a number of UK mid-market deals across a range of sub-sectors including veterinary services, online pharmacies, pet food, wearable technology for the animal health sector and diagnostics. David Lonsdale of August Equity explains why the animal health market continues to be a highly rated and highly sought after area for investors.   ...

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One Health – One Mantra for Animal Health Industry

Aug 27, 2014 0

In his editorial, Hemant K. Joshi of Nika Biochemicals explores the current landscape, key developments and trends in outsourcing. This is a “very exciting time” for the global animal health industry. Zoonotic diseases have made human and animal healthcare even more connected today than ever in the past. ...

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The Global Animal Health Industry – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Aug 27, 2014 0

The global animal health market is in the midst of a series of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and joint ventures. Carel du Marchie Sarvaas of IFAH sees this as reflecting the growing recognition of the importance of the animal health industry, and sums up in his article the trends that pose both challenges and opportunities for governments, industry, and stakeholders; and how the industry provides solutions and value. ...

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