Modeling the burden of poultry disease on the rural poor in Madagascar

@inproceedings{Rist2015ModelingTB,
  title={Modeling the burden of poultry disease on the rural poor in Madagascar},
  author={Cassidy Logan Rist and Calistus N. Ngonghala and Andr{\'e}s Garchitorena and Cara E Brook and Ranto H Ramananjato and Ann C Miller and Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia and Patricia C. Wright and Thomas R Gillespie and Matthew H Bonds},
  booktitle={One health},
  year={2015}
}
Livestock represent a fundamental economic and nutritional resource for many households in the developing world; however, a high burden of infectious disease limits their production potential. Here we present an ecological framework for estimating the burden of poultry disease based on coupled models of infectious disease and economics. The framework is novel, as it values humans and livestock as co-contributors to household wellbeing, incorporating feedbacks between poultry production and… CONTINUE READING