Pan African Veterinary Vaccine Centre
African livestock is affected by several diseases such as Trypanomosis, Peste-des-Petits-Ruminants (PPR), Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP), African swine fever (ASF), Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), Newcastle disease (ND), Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Rift Valley Fever, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza et etc… These diseases constitute serious constraint for livestock production and international trade of animals. Economic damage caused by animal disease in Africa was estimated around 4 billion $ USD per year. These diseases have an important impact on food security and the capacity of Africa to achieve self-sufficiency in food proteins. Those diseases, such Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and Rift Valley Fever are zoonotic diseases with consequence on public health.
Better control and eradication strategies of animal disease, are achieved through the use of good diagnostic tools and vaccines.