Recent years have seen Southeast Asia and South Asia being identified as a hotspot for infectious disease emergence. Complex interactions between human-animal-environment agencies added to population explosion, intensification of agriculture, weak systems.
Feasibility Assessment of Intervention Phase Conducted
They PERIMILK study team embarked on a visit to the control and intervention sites to initiate the data collection and pilot intervention phase in November-December, 2016. In Guwahati,
they were facilitated by the College of Veterinary Science,
Assam Agriculture University
Research Core Group Discusses Expansion of PERIMILK Research Portfolio
The Research Core Group met on 10th September, 2016 to review Phase 1 of the implementation of the Intervention Phase and to explore the expansion of the PERIMILK Research Portfolio.
Core Group Meets to Finalise Operational Plan for Roll-out of Intervention Phase
Following up on the 7th April, 2016 Meeting of the Core Group of the India Research Initiative on Peri-Urban Human-Animal-Environment Interface.
Qualitative study team visits Ludhiana and Bangaluru
The PERIMILK study has a qualitative arm that seeks to establish greater understanding of the management systems and functioning of select dairy farms that lie in peri urban areas.
Site Visits: Operational Plan for Intervention Phase Finalised
The PHFI/RCZI team working on the PERIMILK study, visited the Ludhiana and Guwahati sites to discuss the operational aspects for the roll-out of the intervention phase.