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October 6, 2017

Attention! Monkey Pox Virus – A new disease outbreak in Nigeria?

On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released a press statement confirming an outbreak of a new contagious viral disease, Monkey […]
September 28, 2017

Today is World Rabies Day 2017! What do you know about Rabies?

By Niyi Atanda and Kikiope Oluwarore (DVM) Today September 28, 2017, is set aside to commemorate World Rabies Day! It is an opportunity for health professionals […]
April 16, 2017

Online Commonwealth Scholarships in Global Health Academy

Deadline: 12th May, 2017 The Global Health Academy of the University of Edinburgh is awarding 10 fully funded scholarships across six online Masters programs within the […]
June 23, 2016

Lymphatic Filariasis (aka Elephantiasis) eliminated in Maldives and Sri Lanka

This post was adapted from WHO Media Center and WHO Filariasis Fact Sheet The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that Maldives and Sri Lanka have […]
June 7, 2016

The end is near for Guinea Worm

This post originally appeared on NPR Health Guinea worm is going down. Way down. From more than 3 million cases of Guinea worm disease a year in […]
April 30, 2016

Global Health, Public Health, International Health… What about them?

A few weeks ago, we once discussed the concept of One Health which was referred to as an innovative approach to solving complex health challenges through […]
March 14, 2016

Are you or your animal resistant to Antibiotics?

Have you ever used an antibiotic drug for some infection and it worked perfectly…. Then you used the same drug for the same or another infection […]
March 13, 2016

BIRD FLU: How to protect yourself and your Poultry Farm

Written by Dr Dorcas Fadugba and Dr Kikiope Oluwarore   Bird Flu is also known as Avian Influenza (AI) and it is a disease of birds […]
March 11, 2016

Germany reports suspected Lassa Fever Death

​Germany reports suspected Lassa Fever Death An individual who was referred to the University Hospital of Cologne for malaria treatment has died from suspected Lassa fever, according to […]
March 11, 2016

Tuberculosis and the looming fear of Multi-Drug Resistant Strains

This originally appeared in an Article by Maria Smith. It is an interesting and informative read considering the relevance of Tuberculosis in animal-human health, on HIV/AIDS […]
March 10, 2016

Rabies in Dogs and Humans – Deadly and Highly Preventable

Rabies in Dogs and Humans – Deadly and Highly Preventable Rabies is a deadly zoonotic disease caused by a virus (a Lyssavirus) and mostly transmitted to […]
March 9, 2016

The Road to PPR Eradication

The Road to PPR Eradication Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a viral disease that is also known as sheep and goat plague. It is a […]
March 6, 2016

Lassa Fever is a zoonotic disease

Lassa Fever series: Lassa Fever is a zoonotic disease Yes! Lassa fever is indeed a Zoonotic disease. It is a disease that is primarily transmitted from […]