Inauguration of the Nation’s Pioneer Veterinary Drug Manufacturing Plant

The National Veterinary Institute (NVI) was established in 1964 under the then the Ministry of Agriculture with the objective of producing different vaccines to protect animals from various infectious diseases. The institute again reorganized as a public enterprise in 1999 by the Council of ministers under the proclamation No 25/1992 and Regulations No. 52/1999 with the mandates of production of veterinary vaccines and drugs.

The NVI supports testing COVID-19 in Ethiopia

With the occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis worldwide, veterinary laboratories in many parts of the world have been taking part in the diagnosis of COVID-19 using the technical expertise and the diagnostic facilities they have through one-health coordinated approaches. The National Veterinary Institute (NVI) of Ethiopia is supporting theRead More

A non-replicative adenovirus vaccine platform for poultry diseases

Poultry are a vital village livestock asset and are particularly important for the economic independence of women in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In times of financial crisis, poultry become the most critical livestock asset due to their versatility and independence. Newcastle disease (ND) is one of the most critical poultry diseasesRead More

Engineering a vaccine against hemorrhagic septicemia

The challenge Hemorrhagic septicemia, caused by the bacteria Pasteurella multocida, is an acute and often fatal bacterial disease that primarily affects cattle and buffaloes in Asian and African countries. Most Asian countries rank hemorrhagic septicemia as the most significant contagious disease in cattle and buffaloes. Globally, the disease is the secondRead More

Workshop on technology transfer underway in the NVI

Workshop targeting technology transfers on recombinant veterinary vaccines development and production is underway in the National Veterinary Institute for three days (16-18 December 2019) here in our country, Bishoftu-Ethiopia. The workshop bring together the main players and professionals in vaccine technology from different countries of Canada-McGill university, Tunisia-Institute Pasteur desRead More

FAO and EU Donate Modern thermo-tolerant vaccine production Technology GoE

The food and agriculture organization (FAO) of the united nations and the European Union (EU) donate the first ever thermo-tolerant vaccine production technology (“Lyophiliser”) to Ethiopia’s National Veterinary Institute (NVI), the country’s single vaccine producing organization based in Bishoftu town.

Launching International Training Workshop

The National Veterinary Institute (NVI) in collaboration with the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture will organize a training course on “Transboundary Animal Diseases Diagnosis: Early Detection and Characterization” from 23 October to 03 November 2017. The training will be conducted in the training and laboratoryRead More

Institute won National Science, Technology and Innovation Award

The National veterinary Institute has won a gold medal award in the 6th National Science, Technology and Innovation competition. The Ministry of Science and Technology has been awarding researchers at national level every year by competing those who engage in the field of problem solving researches that would contribute toRead More

The Institute is pointing up on research exertion

The National veterinary Institute has pointing up on research works in the second Growth and Transformation Plan. Producing effective veterinary vaccines both in quality and quantity is one of the focus areas of the strategic plan of the institute in GTP two. Strengthening veterinary vaccine researches and producing veterinary medicinesRead More

The Institute Steps Forward In Producing Veterinary Drugs

The National Veterinary Institute steps forward in processing animal medicines as striving to realize its mission. As government development organization, the institute is responsible by decree in processing veterinary medicines. However, since recently the institute was engaged no more than producing veterinary vaccines. Devising a sound strategy to build upRead More