Africa / Animal Health / East Africa / Kenya / Pastoralism / Tanzania

Improving animal health in East Africa

In this podcast from the London International Development Centre, four vets describe the challenges affecting livestock within pastoralist communities in East Africa and explain an exciting project to monitor disease by using mobile phones.

Dr Ezra Saitoti and Dr Paul Chacha, both field vets for the charity Vetaid, discuss how this innovative technology will help improve animal health. Also, listen to Dr Musiany Kisipan, University of Nairobi, and Bev Panto, Royal Veterinary College, UK, talk about the benefits of online learning for veterinary students.

Listen to the podcast … (LIDC)

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