SACIDS FOUNDATION FOR ONE HEALTH RESEARCH ON POLICY ANALYSIS OF THE DRIVERS OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE WITHIN TANZANIA’S FORMAL AND INFORMAL HUMAN AND ANIMAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

January 9, 2020
Background   In recent years, Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has emerged as among the major global threat to public health systems. The misuse and abuse of antimicrobials in agriculture, veterinary and human medicine practices have been described to be the major contributing factors. In clinical settings in Tanzania, the prevalence of multidrug resistant bacteria ranges from…

SACIDS FOUNDATION EULOGISES LATE PROF. AARON MWEENE

December 16, 2019
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The Southern Africa Centre of Infectious Diseases Surveillance (SACIDS) Foundation for One Health Board members has held a memorial seminar for the late Prof. Aaron Mweene in recognition of his massive contributions to its formation at Chrismar Hotel in Livingstone, Zambia, on Sunday, 15th December 2019. This seminar was organised by SACIDS and Africa Centre…

ZAMBIAN PERMANENT SECRETARY URGES ISAB TO ASSIST FIND ALTERNATIVE FUNDING FOR ACES

December 13, 2019
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Permanent Secretary of the Zambian Ministry for Higher Education, Mrs Kayula Siame, has called upon the International Scientific Advisory Board to assist the Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) at the University of Zambia and Southern Africa Centre of Infectious Diseases Surveillance (SACIDS) at Sokoine University of Agriculture in…

SACIDS Foundation for One Health participated in the Joint Scientific Conference for Tanzania One Health and 37th Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA)

December 2, 2019
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SACIDS Foundation for One Health participated in the Joint Scientific Conference for Tanzania One Health and 37th Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) from 27 to 29 November 2019 brought together world-class delegates in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme for this year’s conference focused on the One Health concept. Collaborative, Multisectoral, and Transdisciplinary Smart Partnership with the goal…

Salzburg Global Seminar and Ending Pandemics Create One Health Timeliness Metrics

November 12, 2019
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Coinciding with the fourth annual One Health Day, participants of Salzburg Global Seminar and Ending Pandemics’ latest program have designed the first-ever set of One Health timeliness metrics and prototyped a framework for implementation. Specialists in environmental, livestock, wildlife, and human health from across the globe spent the past few days at Schloss Leopoldskron in…

One Health Fellowship Fund

October 8, 2019
The World One Health Congress actively encourages the careers of promising researchers. The One Health Platform therefore established a One Health Fellowship Fund to provide fellowships to young scientists, with special attention for promising scientists from resource- challenged countries. Intercontinental partnerships with One Health leaders in Africa and Asia, combined with the involvement of underserved…

HIGHLIGHTS: Summer School 2019

September 27, 2019
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The SACIDS Foundation for One Health joined forces with Pirbright Institute and The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD/FAO HQ) to convene the 4th Summer School from 16–20 September 2019 with the overarching theme of ‘Vaccines, Vaccination and Post Vaccination Monitoring’. During the 4-day training, participants shared knowledge and experience in livestock…