BatchBlock a Blockchain Startup
Batch Block: Fighting counterfeit drugs with Blockchain

vHive announces Batch Block, a startup fighting counterfeit drugs and improving drug traceability using Blockchain technology. Speaking at the 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon, Canada, Professor Alasdair “Alex” Cook announced Batch Block, a British startup leveraging the features of Blockchain and distributed ledgers to fight against the counterfeiting of pharmaceutical drugs and to […]

Blockchain in One Health
Blockchain in One Health: Is there a match?

The term ‘Blockchain’ has taken the tech industry by storm in the last few years. Every industry is impressed by the benefits blockchain technology offers and are utilising it in their operations. Health is no different, and there is potential for the use of blockchain in animal health. Blockchain is a distributed ledger (a distributed […]

ioLight Pocket Microscope Africa Review
Case Study: ioLight Pocket Microscope

Diagnostic laboratories in developing nations are often tight strapped in their medical budgets and remotely located on fields and farms, unable to hold large medical equipment. To offer a solution, Dr Abel Ekiri of vHive looked at the ioLight pocket microscope, developed by a British company, to see how it performs in such scenarios.

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The future of animal movement science?

Pet Wearables are now a Thing! For dogs, physical activity is one half of a healthy life; good rest being the other. We know many diseases and conditions manifest and affect normal patterns of physical activity and research is currently focused on teasing apart the idiosyncrasies and nuances. One of the most objective and unobtrusive […]

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vHive announces A.L.P.H.A. collaboration with Zoetis funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

vHive is pleased to announce a collaboration with Zoetis to support their A.L.P.H.A. (African Livestock Productivity and Health Advancement) initiative, which is co-funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Zoetis. This initiative seeks to holistically approach the development of a sustainable Animal Health market that will target farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa by mobilizing […]