Preparation for the prevention and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in rural Tanzanian village settings

Peter L M Msoffe, David Bunn, Amandus P. Muhairwa, Madundo M A Mtambo, Hamza Mwamhehe, Ayubu Msago, Malongo Mlozi, Carol J. Cardona

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Abstract

Free-ranging local chicken flocks are important for the livelihood of resource-poor rural farmers in Tanzania, as they provide a critical source of animal protein and a ready source of income through the sale of chickens and eggs. An occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the village setting of Tanzania would result in a disastrous loss of livelihood. This paper attempts to offer an alternative method for preventing and controlling HPAI in village settings of Tanzania through community-based approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)768-771
Number of pages4
JournalAvian diseases
Volume54
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010

Keywords

  • Avian influenza
  • Community-based agriculture
  • Newcastle disease
  • Poultry vaccination
  • Tanzania

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