Lian Thomas

Lecturer in veterinary public health, University of Liverpool & Jointly Appointed Scientist, International Livestock Research Institute

Lian is a veterinary epidemiologist based in Nairobi, Kenya. She leads a theme on Neglected Zoonotic Diseases at the One Health Research, Education and Outreach Centre in Africa (OHRECA) funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Lian has a strong interest in the socio-economics of disease control and surveillance. Since 2010, she has worked in East and Southern Africa both in academia and in consultancy roles for the World Health organisations and other international organisations. She gained her DVM and MSc from St. Georges University in Grenada, West Indies and holds a PhD in veterinary epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh. Lian is a Soulsby Foundation One Health Fellow and is currently a resident of the European College of Veterinary Public Health.

Lian will host abattoir workshop case study 4, on the economics of abattoir-based interventions.

I look forward to hosting a lively discussion about how we can best gather, analyze and disseminate economic data on abattoir-based interventions to encourage improved investment.

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