Monthly Archives: February 2010

HOSTING DR JESUS MURO AT CTPH FIELD OFFICE IN BWINDI

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) was very excited to host Dr. Jesus Muro, a livestock veterinarian from Principality of Andorra (between France and Spain) who is also lecturing at the University of Barcelona in Spain. Dr Muro is one of our major donors and the first person to donate to CTPH through our Wildlife Direct […]

An area that lost six people last year because of rabies gets the vaccine

In January 2010 I spent two weeks volunteering with CTPH in Kampala and Bwindi, Uganda. Purpose of the visit was to rabies vaccinate dogs around the forest where the Mountain Gorillas live and to neuter dogs whose owners requested it. Using vaccine donated by Fort Dodge in the US, and with the help of CTPH […]

Safe water access in Kyumbugushu village adjacent to Bwindi

Hello this is Joseph Byonanebye, CTPH’s new Community Health Coordinator! Very often one takes it for granted that communities in which we live and work have most of basics for good health. Kyumbugushu village in Bwindi, South Western Uganda is unexceptional. This humble beautiful green village is located about 30 minutes drive from Conservation Though […]

DOG RABIES VACCINATIONS AND NEUTERING AROUND BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka and Dr. Joseph Mavisi vaccinating dogs at Hamayanja village ajacent to Bwindi. This week has been very exciting for Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH). We have expanded our Population, Health and Environment (PHE) model to include Rabies, one of the most common and well known zoonoses known to man. We started off […]