Livestock handling accounts for a significant number of injuries on farms. “Stockmanship uses our knowledge of the behavior of cows to optimize cow flow, cow well-being, and milk production, and to reduce the risk of worker injuries.” To address this problem, the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety’s partner, the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH), has collaborated with dairy specialists and ind
Global Health Institute - Thailand (GHIT) is an annual activity involving intensive training and comprehensive short courses to encourage application of One Health essential skills and competencies. A researcher conference is held during the GHIT to complement the training and enhance networking and collaboration. The program is designed to foster collective action for the benefit of public health, food security and ecosystem health.
Safe, Secure and Sustainable
I returned to the office today after three weeks in Uruguay working on cattle and sheep health research projects in collaboration with Uruguay’s National Institute for Veterinary Research, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, and University of the Republic. While a small country, Uruguay lies in the middle of a large cattle and sheep-producing region of the world, between Brazil and Argentina.
Global Food Access and the Role of Economics in One Health
Strengthening Quality Veterinary Services Worldwide
CAHFS is partnering with the Veterinary Public Health Center for Asia-Pacific (VPHCAP) of the Veterinary Faculty at Chiang Mai University, Thailand to strengthen critical competencies identified by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as critical to the provision of quality veterinary services.
The 2015 Farm to Table program took place November 15-20. The program allowed participants to explore firsthand the leading exporting animal food production systems from farm-to-table in Chile.
Multiple locations were visited in the areas of aquaculture (salmon production), beef (fresh meat and ready to eat products), and dairy (milk and cheese) as these production systems are considered key for exportation to the United States, European Union, and other markets.
Social, Political and Scientific Aspects of Disease: Neosporosis as a Case Study in One Health Research
What better way to promote the 2016 Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations program than by sharing the perspective of someone who attended the program! Gaël Lamielle, Veterinarian for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health participated in the 2015 Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations program and shared his first hand experiences here.
What type of professional development program leaps from the sex life of aphids to a shower-in/shower-out hog facility in southern Minnesota, pausing along the way to learn about the business of food from agriculture cooperatives, family businesses, and publicly held corporations? It’s the Food Systems Leadership Program, a series of three week-long intensive sessions that kicked off in August with Session 1: Focus on Food Production.