WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine Professor Malika Kachani, PhD, DVM

College of Veterinary Medicine Professor Malika Kachani has been invited by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist with the preparation of a document on One Health for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases, to supplement the WHO Roadmap for Neglected Tropical Diseases. Dr. Kachani has been working with the WHO on Neglected Tropical Diseases, particularly Neglected Zoonotic Diseases, and is a member of the WHO Panel of Experts in zoonotic Diseases.

Dr. Kachani and her international team have published the first part of their work in Kenya:

A survey of intestinal helminths in domestic dogs in a human-animal-environmental interface: The Oloisukut Conservancy, Narok County, Kenya. Journal of Helminthology. 2021. E. Mulinge, E. Zeyhle, J. Mpario, M. Mugo, L. Nungari, B. Ngugi, B. Sankale, P. Gathura, J. Magambo, M. Kachani. 95:e59. doi: 10.1017/S0022149X21000547.

Dr. Kachani’s international collaboration has also resulted in the publications below:

Terminologie à utiliser pour l’étude et la prise en charge des échinococcoses: adaptation du consensus international à la langue française. Terminology to be used in the field of echinococcosis: Adapting the international consensus to the French language. 2021. A.P. Bellangera, ∗, K. Achour, S. Barkati, C. Bastid, S. Bresson-Hadni, B. Delaere, C. Dziri, B. Gottstein, M. Kachani, G. Mantion, G. Umhang, M. Wallon, D.A. Vuitton. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1dUnjKVEePaa

Canine leishmaniasis in Morocco: a descriptive prospective clinical study. (2021). Idrissi H, Hakkour M, Duchateau L, Zanatta R, Kachani M, Azrib R, Daminet S, Kichou F, Sahibi H and El Hamiani Khatat S. Veterinary Medicine International; Article ID 6304127

Epidemiological and clinicopathological features of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in dogs: a systematic review. 2021. El Hamiani Khatat S, Daminet S, Duchateau L, Elhachimi L, Kachani M and Sahibi H. 2021. Frontier in Veterinary Science 8:686644.

El Anaplasma spp in dogs: is there a danger for humans? 2021. Hamiani Khatat S, Kachani M, Duchateau L, Elhachimi L, Sahibi H, Daminet S. Revue Vétérinaire Clinique. Ms. Ref. No.:  VETCLI-D-21-00011R2