Word Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on March 24 and aims to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.
Three faculty will share perspectives on their research in eastern Africa through the Wednesday brown bag series, “Voices from the Field: the Challenges and Opportunities of Data” in April.
Maria Belu, DVM, a veterinary public health resident at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently returned to Addis Ababa University to lead a week-long training program to help train students and faculty how to vaccinate dogs against rabies.
Gebreyes' professional expertise lies in the area of global health and infectious zoonotic diseases. His team conducts research on globally important zoonotic and foodborne diseases of public health significance witha major emphasis on antimicrobial resistance. In the One Health Ethiopia project, he directs the overall program as well as teaches molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases. In addition, he is the core team leader for rabies prevention and control project and co-PI on rapid diagnostics of bovine TB project activities.