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Mitigating harmful effects of Aflatoxin on animal health and productivity.
Livestock plays a key role in the economies and livelihoods of the people in the East African Community (EAC). The sector contributes an average of 10% of GDP of EAC partner states. Average contribution of livestock to ...
Impact of Aflatoxin exposure to children during the first 1000 days of life.
The most vulnerable group of population is exposed to Aflatoxin within the 1000 days of life from conception to child's second birthday. This population group is highly affected because their body systems have not fully ...
Use of Biocontrol for Aflatoxin Prevention and Control in the EAC
The main cause of high level of contamination includes limited use of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) such as use of drought and insect resistant varieties, the application of inputs to ensure plant health, the timely ...
Harmful effects of Aflatoxin and its impact on Human Health
The EAC region experiences high temperature and humidity which favors growth of Aflatoxin producing fungi normally found in the soil. Contamination of food crops and food products occurs in all stages of food value chain ...
Controlling the burden of liver disease through integration Hepatitis A and B vaccination into National Immunization programs of the EAC Partner States.
Liver cancer is the leading cause of deaths in world. Chronic hepatitis B causes 80% of liver cancer causes in the EAC region. The combination of Aflatoxin exposure with hepatitis infection especially among people, who are ...
East African Community Customs Strategy 2016/17 - 2021/22: Facilitating trade in the region
This Strategy is structured into five Chapters. The first chapter covers the background to the Customs Union, the vision, mission and the implementation of the SCT. Chapter two reviews the implementation of the first EAC ...