Research Article
Volume 7 Issue 6 - 2022
Ongoing Case Study One Health Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance of Ethno-Veterinary Alternatives among Pastoralists in Nigeria
Babalobi Olutayo Olajide* and Olurounbi Deborah Iseoluwa
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
*Corresponding Author: Babalobi Olutayo Olajide, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Received: May 02, 2022; Published: May 25, 2022




Abstract

With the first author’s academic background and Research Focus of Pastoralism, Epizootiology (Veterinary Epidemiology) and One Health, he has supervised an Ethnoveterinary Masters Project of the second author and is supervising her ongoing PhD Thesis.

The purpose of this ongoing PhD study is first, to collaborate with expert facilitators in study area who are active from other disciplines, in a joint effort to carry out harmonized interdisciplinary research of antibiotics use and resultant resistance; to show the relationship of antibiotic used in animals to humans, and to the environment, and by that inform the public on the use of antibiotics and resistance, and influence the government in making policies that safeguards animal, human and environmental health.

Second, suggest useful ways of imbibing use of ethnoveterinary medicine as alternative solutions against antimicrobial resistance.

Findings from previous studies indicate that ethnoveterinary practices are readily available in study area and can complement conventional veterinary medical practices, but there is need to standardize modes of preparation and application of the traditional practices. Further research on the active ingredients and their quantities in the ethnoveterinary alternative materials becomes scientifically necessary so as to guide their usage.

Keywords: Case Study; Ethnoveterinary Alternatives; One Health Assessment; Antimicrobial Resistance; Pastoralism, Nigeria

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Citation: Babalobi Olutayo Olajide and Olurounbi Deborah Iseoluwa. “Ongoing Case Study One Health Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance of Ethno-Veterinary Alternatives among Pastoralists in Nigeria”. EC Veterinary Science 7.6 (2022): 42-51.

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