New DVD on African horse sickness released
Posted on March 10, 2016
An informative, professionally produced DVD on African horse sickness is now available.
DVTD graduate receives Golden Key award
Posted on January 22, 2016
Banenat (Ben) Dogonyaro registered for the MSc (Veterinary Science) degree in the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases in 2009.
Ayesha Hassim - finalist for Invitrogen Science Hero Award
Posted on October 28, 2015
PhD student (DVTD) selected as a finalist for Invitrogen Science Hero Award
Understanding bluetongue and lumpy skin disease
Posted on September 18, 2015
Prof Estelle Venter studies diseases that can have significant implications for farmers and communities, particularly bluetongue and lumpy skin disease, which occur predominantly in livestock.
PhD student an Apprentesses Leadership 2015 finalist
Posted on July 17, 2015
Zamantungwa Khumalo is a 27 year old female from the village Bergville in Woodford, KwaZulu-Natal, and is doing her PhD in Veterinary Parasitology at Ondersterpoort Campus (University of Pretoria).
UP research waves the red flag against BTB
Posted on May 12, 2015
Prof Anita Michel of the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases strongly doubts that there is a single buffalo herd in the nearly two million hectares of the Kruger National Park that does not have bovine tuberculosis (BTB).
Bovine Tuberculosis Day highlights need for more research and control strategies
Posted on March 13, 2015
A collaborative team effort is needed to counter the increasing danger of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in wildlife.