Regional Focus and Partners

Cameroon

Ministry of Livestock Fisheries and Animal Industries, National Veterinary Laboratory and Higher Institute of the Sahel and University of Ngaoundere Veterinary School) and non-profit (Center d'Appui a la Recherche et au Pastoralisme) is partnering with OSU-CVM Disease Ecology and Computer Modeling Laboratory (DECML) which conducts international work to collect data and provide education and capacity building services.  Currently, the efforts  of DECML are focused in the Far North Region of Cameroon in Central Africa where we work with a variety of partners including...

Ethiopia

Addis Ababa University (AAU) is a pioneer academic institute in Ethiopia established in 1950 and has various colleges, schools and institutes in different campuses. The University has the mandate from the government of Ethiopia to train professionals at Masters and PhD levels that will serve as instructors in the recently established universities in the country. OSU signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Addis Ababa University in 2010 and OSU is actively involved in the teaching of PhD students at the Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology (ALIPB)...

University of Gondar is one the partner institutes in VPH-Biotech Global Consortium and was established in 1954 as public health training center and gradually changed to college of Medicine and Health Sciences and then upgraded to University level in 2003. It is a comprehensive university composed of different colleges and schools offering degrees (bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees) in medical, veterinary, public health, business and management, social science and humanities, agriculture etc., all housed on contiguous campuses with a nationally recognized...

Kenya

University of Nairobi (UoN): UoN is a pioneer institute of University education in Kenya and the region and the only university offering veterinary degree in the country. The University has six campus colleges including the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology is the core collaborating unit housed within the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The Department is involved in main areas for teaching; research and consultancy include public health, zoonoses epidemiology, pharmacology...

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI): KEMRI is a state corporation responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya and has become a leader in human health research in the region. The institute currently ranks as one of the leading centers of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globallyKEMRI is mandated to conduct research in human health; to co-operate with other organizations and institutions of higher learning in training programs and on matters of relevant research; to...

Sierra Leone

Tanzania

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA):  SUA was established as a fully fledged University in 1984 and has 3 faculties (Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine) and a center, Genomic Sciences Center (GSC). SUA is the only University offering veterinary degree in the country. In addition to undergraduate degrees, the University offers graduate training at Masters and PhD levels. SUA’s research motto is to encourage multi-disciplinary research for sustainable development and poverty alleviation. According to the university research motto, adaptive research...

Regional

Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub-(Nairobi, Kenya): BecA is an initiative developed within the framework of Centres of Excellence for Science and Technology in Africa. Hosted and managed by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, the BecA Hub provides a common biosciences research platform, research-related services and capacity building opportunities to the region and beyond. The BecA Hub is committed to increase access to affordable, world-class research facilities and to create and strengthen human resources in...

International

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI):  ILRI is one of 15 future harvest centers, which conduct food and environmental research to help alleviate poverty and increase food security while protecting the natural resource base. Current research and capacity strengthening priorities of ILRI are: climate change, impacts and adaptation; emerging diseases, impacts and human health; market access, value chain analysis and SPS; livestock, environment and sustainability; risk, vulnerability and sustainability of pastoral systems; animal genetic resources...

Argentina

Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNICEN): http://www.unicen.edu.ar/

Brazil

Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB): UFPB is the main public university of the state of Paraiba, Brazil whose main campus is located in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil. The University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and the main campus in João Pessoa is comprised by the Centre for Exact and Life Sciences, centre for Human, Language and Art Sciences, Centre for Health Sciences, centre for Applied Social Sciences, Centre for Education, Centre...

University of San Francisco Valley (UNIVASF): UNIVASF is a new public university, founded in 2004, and is the first multi-state Federal University in Brazil. Located in the heart of the semi-arid region (Petrolina, Pernambuco state) in the northeast of Brazil, UNIVASF trains and conducts scholarly activities that are of priority for states of Pernambuco, Bahia and Piaui.  UNIVASF has five campuses, with a comprehensive Petrolina campus with health sciences such as medicine, nursery and pharmacy. The agricultural sciences campus with...

University of Sa Paulo (USP): USP is the largest institution dedicated to higher education and research in Brazil and is responsible for training a large part of Brazilian academics working in colleges, universities and research institutes. USP and OSU have a long-standing partnership in various disciplines including agriculture and health. Recently, USP’s vice rector (Prof. Marco A. Zago) visited OSU and renewed the formal partnership. The OSU Vice Provost for global strategies and international affairs also visited USP and program faculty mentors established the...

Venezuela

College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zulia, Venezuela: http://www.fcv.luz.edu.ve/

Thailand

VeterinaryPublic Health Centre for Asia-Pacific (VPH-CAP)-  (Chiang Mai University, Thailand):  The Chiang Mai University (CMU) is the first higher education institute in Northern Thailand and is one of the comprehensive institutions of higher learning providing a broad range of academic programs in Thailand. The University currently offers undergraduate  and postgraduate and graduate diploma programs to more than twenty-five thousand students. In addition, among the international masters and doctoral programs being offered the Veterinary...

Thailand Ministry of Public Health-US CDC Collaboration ( MoPH-CDC)http://www.tuc.or.th/

Japan

School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno-Gakuen University of Ebetsu, (Japan): http://www.rakuno.ac.jp/english/irelation.html