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Recognition and Control of Brucellosis and Toxoplasmosis

Team Leader Yunnan Academy of Grassland and Animal Science


  • Yunnan Institute of Endemic Disease Control and Prevention
  • Yunnan Agricultural University
  • Yunnan Academy of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Research Aim The research team in China will be focused on primarily too zoonotic diseases. The first being Brucellosis, and in particular - determining the prevalence of the disease in the pilot areas. On top of this, the team will also be looking into Toxoplasmosis, and similarly, looking at the prevalence of this zoonotic diseases.

Research Method/s The team will be approaching their research using a few specific tools:

  • In-depth interviews with key participants
  • Focus group discussions with key stakeholders
  • Biological sampling from humans/animals and milk samples (where applicable)
  • Literature reviews (esp. in regards to toxoplasmosis)