GHS Flag ship

Project name -   GHS Flag ship project: assessing the burden of brucellosis and development of prevention and control strategies in Ethiopia.
Project duration:-   5  years  2015 -2019
Project purpose :- :
1) Estimate the burden of brucellosis in both humans and animals in selected districts;
2) characterize the circulating Brucella species (Molecular characterization of circulating Brucella species); and  
3) identify risk factors for infections and disease transmission in animals and humans
Project funded by –   Global Health Security Agenda

Project coordinator(s):-

María E. Negrón Sureda, DVM PhD MS National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious, Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Email: MNegron@cdc.gov

Kadzik Melissa, National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Email vpg8@cdc.gov
Redeat  Belaineh (DVM, MSc), Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory ,National Animal Health Diagnostic and Investigation Center (NAHDIC)
 Mobile :+251-0911686842, Email-  red.tkbr@yahoo.com. Ethiopia

 Institutional Affiliations in the project
1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) USA
2. NAHDIC, Sebeta , Ethiopia
3. Ministry of Livestock Fisheries, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
4.  Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
5. Ohio State University (OSU) USA
6. University of   Jimma, Ethiopia
7. University, of  Bule Hora Ethiopia
8.  University of Gondar Ethiopia