Our researchers have helped implement cost-effective human and animal disease control strategies in resource-poor settings in East Africa and South-East Asia. The evidence-base developed through the research and engagement of our researchers with key local and international animal and human health NGOs has underpinned international policy development to improve human and animal health.
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Between 2009 and 2013 our rabies research team played an integral role in the design and ongoing evaluation of canine vaccination programmes to eliminate a rabies epidemic on the island of Bali. These campaigns controlled the spread of rabies in dogs and reduced the incidence of human deaths by over 90% compared with the incidence before the campaigns started.
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Our rabies research team have played important roles in international development, leading directly to major changes in policy, influencing decisions made by government health and veterinary authorities internationally.