An International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) funded workshop on ‘Prompting the use of vaccines in tilapia Aquaculture’ held at Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam, 29th-31st October 2018.
Over 300 delegates from over 40 countries assembled for the biannual European Commission for the Control of Foot and Mouth Disease (EuFMD) Open Session in beautiful Borgo Egnazia, Puglia, Italy from Sunday 28 October through Wednesday 31 October 2018. The theme of the Open Session was Global Vaccine Security: Increasing Global Security in the Supply of Effective FMD Vaccines.
Dr. Rebecca McLean from The Pirbright Institute discusses her involvement in an exciting international project to develop a vaccine to protect pigs against Nipah virus.
Professor Gary Entrican from Moredun Research Institute discusses his career in ruminant immunology, and how he promotes veterinary immunology and vaccinology globally, through his involvement in a number of excellent initiatives.
Many IVVN members will know Madeleine as the coordinator of the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network which she has managed for the last four years. Madeleine has enjoyed this role immensely through all the activities the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network has been involved in. In this blog post, Madeleine tells us about her day-to-day job as a DPhil/PhD candidate working on Rift Valley fever virus epidemiology.
Inaugural meeting of the PPR – Global Research and Expertise Network (PPR-GREN) IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, 17th – 19th April, 2018.
The inaugural meeting of the International Veterinary Vaccinology Network took place on the 26th and 27th March 2018 in the beautiful setting of the Ole Sereni Hotel which overlooks Nairobi National Park in Kenya. With 115 delegates from across 23 of countries in attendance, this was a fantastic opportunity for IVVN members to meet, and form new collaborations in order to improve vaccine research and development for livestock and zoonotic diseases in low-and-middle income countries (LMICs).