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‘Tails’ from the new Small Animal Species Expert Group

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Lady walking with her dog

This month is National Pet Month, promoting responsible pet ownership and awareness of the mutual benefit of living with pets. In this blog, Gillian Diesel, Veterinary Lead for the Small Animal Species Expert Group, talks about her role in setting up this new expert group at APHA and how pets have been important in her own life.

A bite size introduction to APHA’s role in combating Malaria

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A mosquito on skin

Although human malaria is no longer present in the UK, it is still prevalent in many tropical regions of the world. In this blog, APHA’s Dr Nick Johnson, whose research focuses on mosquito- and tick-borne diseases, provides a brief overview of malaria and how APHA plays a role in detecting the malaria parasite.