For ten years, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR) has served as a connector across the health sciences at the University of Minnesota. Dubbed “sister centers,” CAHFS and CGHSR work together to synergize their activities and build an interdisciplinary network.
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has channelled expertise in swine health to develop a training program on ASF in Vietnam.
Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is one of the most widespread zoonotic bacterial infections affecting cattle around the globe, and in Uruguay the disease has become more widespread in the past two decades.
As government officials around the world have been using “expert models” to determine the next course of action in the COVID-19 pandemic, CAHFS Summer Scholars have been learning to think critically about what meaningful information disease outbreak models can actually provide.
CAHFS has served as a collaborating center of the World Organisation for Animal Health since 2006, supporting the sustainable development of communities, countries, and regions around the topic of animal health and disease control.
Veterinary public health and preventive medicine residents have contributed to COVID-19 response initiatives in human and veterinary medicine, worker safety, monitoring and evaluation, and infection control.