A new animal health platform to generate products and transform animal health services for low- and middle-income countries
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) , the Global Alliance for Livestock and Veterinary Medicine (GALVmed) , and Clinglobal , have partnered to establish a platform that is transforming animal health solutions and services in low- and middle-income countries (TAHSSL). Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, TAHSSL will be a one-stop shop to conduct research on animal health product technologies that will generate robust proof-of-concept data to de-risk potential private sector entry into product development, registration and use. The platform, which is to be based at ILRI Nairobi campus in Kenya, where GALVmed also has an office, will focus on research and development of veterinary medicinal products such as vaccines, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals that address animal diseases in LMICs. The platform will further provide services to the public and private sector to accelerate animal health product development and facilitate market development and entry.