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The Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) is an international initiative that aims to improve decision-making for animal health by integrating data from a variety of sources and sharing tools for analysis. It will contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals of zero hunger, good health and well-being, gender equality, and responsible consumption and production. GBADs has multiple theme groups, one of which is Informatics. GBADs Informatics is dedicated to providing data, data products, data quality assessment, and modelling products through data governance and secure Cloud services for all stakeholders.

Find documentation for using our Data Portal, Knowledge Engine, and Software Tools

Our site has manuals, tutorials, videos, and presentations that will help with using our data portal acess through APIs and Dashboards and software tools in Python and R.


All papers, abstracts, and research presentations are found here as well as information on how to cite our work in formats that are friendly for many publishing software and platforms.

GBADs Media

Learn more about GBADs through our Youtube channel, and Github account!