The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has channelled expertise in swine health to develop a training program on ASF in Vietnam.
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.
CAHFS has released our 2019 annual report, sharing details on our projects, activities, and successes in the past year.
Due to COVID-19 related constraints, recruitment for the VPHPM positions has been paused until further notice.
The Minnesota Department of Health and CAHFS team up for a webinar series to explore the impact Minnesota’s ticks and mosquitos have on human, environmental, and animal health.
At the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, we have refined an effective, culturally competent approach to partnering with foreign countries to empower their veterinary and animal health workforces in both the public and private sector. Our new educational initiative, ProgRESSVet-East Africa, is helping the next generation of veterinary service professionals to excel and contribute to national economic development through their daily work.
When a costly 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza ripped through the United States, Minnesota farmers found themselves at the forefront. Four years later, CAHFS has continued their commitment to helping the industry to better mitigate and understand avian influenza.
In veterinary school, I was among a handful of peers interested in pursuing nontraditional veterinary career paths. We often rallied our classmates to recognize the application of One Health frameworks in our future careers; we were trained in a unique profession in which we could become advocates for or experts in food safety, regulatory medicine, One Health, ecosystem health, and the human-animal bond even within the walls of a small animal clinical exam room.
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has a long history of collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health to implement solutions to the state’s most pressing public health problems.