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This report highlights the efforts to eradicate Dracunculus medinensis in Africa, particularly Angola, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Mali, South Sudan and Sudan. Insecurity and inaccessibility due to conflicts continue to hinder eradication efforts in certain areas of...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2020, 95, 20, pp 209-227
Abstract

Background: The zoonotic tapeworm Taenia saginata, although causing only minor discomfort in humans, is responsible for considerable economic losses in the livestock sector due to condemnation or downgrading of infected beef carcasses. An overview of current knowledge on the distribution and...

Author(s)
Hendrickx, E.; Thomas, L. F.; Dorny, P.; Bobić, B.; Braae, U. C.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Eichenberger, R. M.; Gabriël, S.; Saratsis, A.; Torgerson, P. R.; Robertson, L. J.; Dermauw, V.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 324, pp (27 June 2019)
Abstract

The invasion of tsetse flies into the Adamawa plateau occurred in the 1950s and resulted in high mortality in cattle due to trypanosomosis and massive emigration of livestock owners from the infested regions. Three species of tsetse flies have been recorded: Glossina morsitans submorsitans, G....

Author(s)
Mamoudou, A.; Zoli, A.; Bossche, P. van den; Delespaux, V.; Cuisance, D.; Geerts, S.
Publisher
CIRAD-EMVT (Département d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire du CIRAD), Cachan Cedex, France
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 2009, 62, 1, pp 33-38
AbstractFull Text

During 2008, 44 of the 53 (83%) Member States of the African Union submitted their disease status report to IBAR. This was an improvement over 2007 where only 32 (60%) countries filed their report. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all countries, IBAR received a total of 505...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2008, 2008, pp x + 51 + XV pp.
Abstract

The rural people of sub-Saharan Africa live mainly on diverse agricultural activities including livestock farming, which plays a major role in the socio-economy of the region, as it accounts for more than 11% of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the countries of the region (Cameroon, Central...

Author(s)
Awa, D. N.; Njoya, A.; Mopaté, Y. L.; Ndomadji, J. A.; Onana, J.; Awa, A. A.; Tama, A. C. N.; Djoumessi, M.; Loko, B. D.; Bechir, A. B.; Delafosse, A.; Maho, A.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Cahiers Agricultures, 2004, 13, 4, pp 331-340
Abstract

The rural people of sub-Saharan Africa live mainly on diverse agricultural activities including livestock keeping, which plays a major role in the socio-economy of the region, as it accounts for an average of more than 11% of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the countries of the region...

Author(s)
Awa, D. N.; Njoya, A.; Logtene, Y. M.; Ndomadji, J. A.; Onana, J.; Asongwed-Awa, A.; Tama, A. C. N.; Djoumessi, M.; Loko, B.; Bechir, A. B.; Delafosse, A.; Maho, A.
Publisher
La Librairie du Cirad, Montpellier, France
Citation
Savanes africaines: des espaces en mutation, des acteurs face à de nouveaux défis. Actes du colloque. Garoua, Cameroun, 27-31 mai 2002, 2003, pp 3-4
Abstract

Four herds of Mbororo Zebu cattle (approximately 40 head each) were treated over a 12 month period with flumethrin pour on every 3 weeks during the rainy season and then deltamethrin spot on every 6 weeks during the dry season. The treatments had no effect on the apparent density of flies. They...

Author(s)
Gouteux, J. P.; Gall, F. le; Guillerme, J. M.; Demba, D.
Citation
Veterinary Research, 1996, 27, 3, pp 273-284
Abstract

The authors investigated the organization of the pastoral areas of the Mbororo cattle breeders and the movements of the Zebu cattle within this space. Apart from the herders encampment the pastoral area is divided into 3 main areas: the cattle rest area, their watering place and the pasture which...

Author(s)
Amico, F. de; Poussinga, J. M.; Masson, C. le; Masson, A. le; Cuisance, D.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1995, 48, 2, pp 203-212
Abstract

The epidemiology of Trypanosoma vivax infections was studied at a riverside site in the Ouro-Djafoun livestock area, Central African Republic, between July 1991 and July 1992. The possibility that stable flies were also vectors of this trypanosome species in a non-cyclic way was examined. Previous...

Author(s)
D'Amico, F.; Gouteux, J. P.; Gall, F. le; Cuisance, D.
Citation
Veterinary Research, 1996, 27, 2, pp 161-170
Abstract

The community-based control campaign against Glossina fuscipes fuscipes by the Mbororo herdsmen in the Central African Republic using tsetse traps is reviewed. The herdsmen previously used self-administered trypanocides on their cattle, but this was not realistic in the long-term. The traps were...

Author(s)
Cuisance, D.; Gouteux, J. P.; Blanc, F.; Le Gall, F.
Citation
ORSTOM Actualités, 1994, No. 42, pp 2-8

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