Comparative ethnoveterinary and serological evaluation of the Karimojong Community Animal Health Worker Program in Uganda.

@article{Jost1998ComparativeEA,
  title={Comparative ethnoveterinary and serological evaluation of the Karimojong Community Animal Health Worker Program in Uganda.},
  author={Christine C Jost and Caroline Stem and M Ramushwa and E K Twinamasiko and Jeffrey C. Mariner},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={849},
  pages={327-37}
}
The Karimojong CAHW program, in which members of the pastoral Karimojong community were trained as basic veterinary care providers, was evaluated using ethnoveterinary techniques. A serological study of rinderpest antibody titers was also completed to compare serological results with ethnoveterinary results in the case of one disease, rinderpest. An outbreak of rinderpest-like disease that occurred during the field phase of the study was also investigated. The results show that rinderpest does… CONTINUE READING