Would you like to learn more about Vector-Borne Diseases in Pets?

Published: July 31, 2014
We are happy to announce that the CVBD conference hosted of the Bayer HealthCare Animal Division is now available on-demand to provide access to leading case studies on pets and raises awareness on the importance of "One Health" and zoonotic approaches within the veterinary and public health fields.Vector-borne disease is an important topic for Bayer. The Animal Health division hosted the 2014 Canine Vector-Borne Disease (CVBD) Web Conference to raise awareness about the diseases that can be ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Ganendra Awang Kristandya

Published: July 24, 2014
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world. We are happy to introduce Ganendra Awang Kristandya! He is a vet student at Brawijaya University in Malang, Indonesia.  What’s your favorite animal? And why?Generally, I try not to favor any particular animal over another. Though during my internship a few weeks ago, I fell in love with dairy cows. I found dairy ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Jessica Smith

Published: June 23, 2014
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world. This time we are talking to Jessica Smith – a vet student at the North Carolina  State University, USAWhat’s your favorite animal? I would have to pick the dog. I have a one year-old golden retriever, named Casey, who I absolutely adore. I find that it's just so easy to love dogs. They are accessible, they are ...

Better Farming Through Partnerships

Published: June 12, 2014
A shared passion is a powerful impetus for synergies amongst the corporate sector, scientists and organizations towards achieving a common goal. At Bayer, our passion for animals has inspired us to engage with over 90 organizations around the world in three areas – supporting the efforts of animal focused organizations, educational and awareness outreach, and research towards helping improve animal health and well-being around the world. It’s no secret that farming is hard work and it is ...

World Farmers' Organisation: By Farmers - For Farmers

Published: June 10, 2014
Where does our food come from? Yes, “farmers” is a good guess. But did you know that there are 525 million* farms worldwide? Farmers rock! However, they are not often in the limelight, nor do most of us know any farmer by name. But have you ever thought about the role they play in our lives?Farmers work very hard every day to produce the food we eat. But they are also faced with more and more challenges such as the growing world population, shrinking resources, and a changing climate.In ...

Part 2: The Battle for Chronic Lyme Disease

Published: June 06, 2014
In Part 1, Lorraine Johnson, JD MBA, Chief Executive Officer at LymeDisease.org and Dr. Raphael Stricker, Director at the International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) describe the findings of their peer-reviewed article, Severity of chronic Lyme disease compared to other chronic conditions: a quality of life survey.   In Part 2 of this social media series, Bayer HealthCare Animal Health delves deeper into the report’s key findings and we ask these thought-leaders if those ...

Working Around The World - Meet Shundong Wang, Head of the Farm Animal Group in China

Published: June 03, 2014
Hi Shundong, what do you do in your job? I am responsible for the Farm Animal Products in China. This means I am responsible for the local organization that brings farm animal products to the market, including the commercial sales team and the marketing team. This also includes our future strategy of the farm animal business in China, which is a very interesting and changing market. It’s also very important for me to focus on developing the people that I work with – helping them improves ...

Part 1: The Battle for Chronic Lyme Disease

Published: June 03, 2014
To raise awareness of recent Lyme disease science, Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer at LymeDisease.org and Dr. Raphael Stricker, Director at the International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) describe the findings of a leading peer-reviewed article, Severity of chronic Lyme disease compared to other chronic conditions: a quality of life survey.In this two-part social media series, Bayer HealthCare Animal Health connects with these thought-leaders to raise ...

LIVE NEWS – Animal Rescue in Flood Hit Regions

Published: May 28, 2014
Science For A Better Life in Action   Continuous, heavy rainfall has resulted in extensive flooding in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Croatia and effected both humans and animals alike. We received a lot of requests to help animals that were in the floods in these regions. Today our Bayer colleague Alica Curtovic and her team from the association “ANDJEO SARAJEVO'' sent us this update from the ground and reported about the actions to support animals in Bosnia ...

A “Manhattan Project” for Lyme Disease

Published: May 20, 2014
Lyme disease is the world’s most common tick-borne illness and new science shows it may be at least 10 times more rampant than official estimates. In a 2014 paper by leading Lyme disease advocates: Lyme Disease: Call for a “Manhattan Project” to Combat the Epidemic, authors provide a comprehensive glimpse into new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studies, discuss the historically complex and controversial approach to Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment; and contrast Lyme ...