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Animal Health Information

An expanding list of resources and information on animal health . . .

African Union - Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)
http://www.au-ibar.org 

Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society (LAWS)
http://liberiaanimalwelfaresociety.org/94-2/

Pan Africa Animal Welfare Alliance (PAAWA)
http://paawa.org/

FAO-OIE PPR eradication FAQ - (3 page .PDF file)
http://www.oie.int/eng/ppr2015/doc/PPR_joint%20FAQ_OIE_EN.pdf

Merck Veterinary Manual - Overview of Peste des Petits Ruminants
http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/generalized_conditions/peste_des_petits_ruminants/overview_of_peste_des_petits_ruminants.html?qt=ppr&alt=sh

Recognizing PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS - A field manual
http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/x1703e/x1703e00.HTM

OIE - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) - (6 page .PDF file)
http://www.oie.int/doc/ged/D13983.PDF

Fact Sheet - GOAT PLAGUE or PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS (PPR) - (3 page .PDF file)
http://eaza.portal.isis.org/activities/tdfactsheets/025%20Goat%20Plague%20or%20Peste%20Des%20Petits%20Ruminants.doc.pdf

FAO, MOA Sign US $318,000 Agreement to Combat PPR in Liberia
http://www.thenewslib.com/news/national-interest/2972-fao-moa-sign-us-318-000-agreement

OIE - Producing the right vaccine for the PPR Global Control and Eradication Programme
http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/programmes/en/empres/news_181214b.html

RESEARCH - PubMed - Vaccines against peste des petits ruminants virus.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20624051

Vaccines : Peste des Petits Ruminants
http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Vaccines/disease_list.php?disease=peste-des-petits-ruminants&lang=en

OVILIS® PPR - Merck Animal Health Launches New Vaccine Against Peste des Petits Ruminants - August 8, 2012
http://www.merck-animal-health.com/news/2012-08-08-ovilis-ppr-launch.aspx

MSD Animal Health - OVILIS® PPR (Peste des Petits Ruminants) vaccine, Live I.P (Freeze Dried)
http://www.msd-animal-health.co.in/products/ovilis/020_product_details.aspx

PPR – VAC - Freeze-dried modified virus vaccine against Peste des Petits Ruminants
http://www.bvi.co.bw/products/PPR-VAC.html

Vet Helpline - PPR control in Goat: A guide for animal health service providers
http://www.vethelplineindia.co.in/ppr-control-in-goat-a-guide-for-animal-health-service-providers/

FAO-OIE - GLOBAL STRATEGY FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF PPR (88 page .PDF file)
http://www.vethelplineindia.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/PPR-Global-Strategy-2015-03-28.pdf

FAO-OIE - Global control and eradication of peste des petits ruminants - Investing in veterinary systems, food security and poverty alleviation (28 page .PDF file)
http://www.vethelplineindia.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/OIE-FAO-Advocacy-paper-2015-on-PPR.pdf

CONTROL OF PPR DISEASE:  CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES - Proceedings National Conference on PPR Diseaseheld on November 28-29, 2014 (116 page .PDF report)
http://www.baif.org.in/pdf/Proceedings_of_national_conference_on_PPR_disease.pdf

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/whats-new/newsroom.html

Animal Health Information - Weekly Disease Information
http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Diseaseinformation/WI

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
http://www.oie.int/en/

Ovine Rinderpest - PPR - Bane of sheep and goat farmers targeted for eradication
http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2015/04/bane-sheep-and-goat-farmers-targeted-eradication

Goat plague hits poor farmers in Africa, Asia, wider vaccination needed: FAO
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/22/us-food-un-livestock-idUSKBN0ND1T420150422

Eliminating sheep and goat plague will boost livelihoods and nutrition, says UN official at conference
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=50468#.VYgKbkblrAl

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