by Tiyeyosibina Jegede What is Antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) or antibiotic resistance (AR) occurs when microorganisms change and become resistant to antimicrobial drugs used against them. Antibiotic resistance constitutes a significant public health problem because the more resistant bacteria become to the drugs currently being used against them, the more difficult they become to… Continue reading ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
Author; Tiyeyosibina Jegede Defination; RABIES is a viral disease caused by Neuro invasive viruses which affects mammals and causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. It is said to have been transmitted by racoons, bats and foxes. Aetiology; RABIES is caused by lyssavirus in the family Rhabdoviridae. Mode of Transmission; The Virus is Transmitted… Continue reading RABIES
PREVALENCE OF RABIES IN AFRICA AND ASIA
Authors: Tiyeyosibina Jegede, Gacheri Damaris, Ifteqar Hassan. Rabies is one of the most overlooked zoonotic and fully vaccine-preventable viral diseases with 100% case fatality rate. Rabies is caused by rabies virus which belongs to the genus lyssavirus and family Rhabdoviridae. Warm blooded vertebrates such as dogs and bats serve as the natural host for the virus… Continue reading PREVALENCE OF RABIES IN AFRICA AND ASIA
One Health Hackathon.
The One Health Hackathon (October 23 - 26, 2020) is an online global health innovation event. We are targeting high school students, but registration is open to students of all education levels from around the world. Participating teams will be assigned to one of 4 diseases (influenza, malaria, COVID-19, or Ebola), for which they will… Continue reading One Health Hackathon.
Attend the 3rd Who’s Who in Student One Health Webinar!
The International Student One Health Alliance (ISOHA) is hosting the 2019 ISOHA Who's Who in One Health global webinar at 8am EST on March 2nd, 2019. The purpose of this webinar is to: - Introduce One Health student groups to the global One Health community - Create awareness on the breadth of student One Health… Continue reading Attend the 3rd Who’s Who in Student One Health Webinar!