05 Jul

Strengthening Conservation in Uganda Through Youth Sports

July 11th, commemorates World Population Day, a day to focus on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year’s theme in Uganda is “Strengthening Youth Competitiveness for Sustainable Development.” Population dynamics, human health and welfare and.
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07 Jun

Significant changes in Mt. Elgon thanks to the VHCT program

In 2013 Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) was awarded the Global Development Network 2012 Japanese Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) Award for its integrated conservation, health and community development program that trains existing Village Health Teams to.
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20 Mar

Demonstrating the impact of PHE to the Ugandan Government

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) is a Ugandan-based non-profit and nongovernmental organization (NGO) that promotes biodiversity conservation by enabling people, wildlife and livestock to coexist through improving their health and livelihoods in and around Africa’s protected areas..
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26 Jan

Is education the key to community conservation?

Today, January 26th, we celebrate World Environmental Education Day. Ask any one of our Village Health and Conservation Team (VHCTs) volunteers and they will tell you that education is a crucial tactic in improving communities’ attitudes towards.
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11 Dec

Batwa: bridging the conservation and culture divide

This week CTPH is recognizing International Mountain Day (December 11) and this year’s theme, “Mountain Cultures: Celebrating diversity and strengthening identity” with a story from the field about the Batwa people of Uganda. The treetops of the.
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13 Nov

Meet student researcher Ryoma Otsuka

When he was only 8-years-old Ryoma Otsuka’s parents took him to the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. It was there that he saw his first gorilla. As he tells it, “it was love at first sight”; he spent.
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05 Oct

What’s poop got to do with community conservation?

Human-wildlife conflict continues to threaten wildlife survival in many protected areas in Uganda. These conflicts often result in the death of animals and degradation of their habitat by the people who live around the protected areas. Human-gorilla.
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15 Aug

Expanding CTPH’s innovative model to Mt. Elgon, Uganda

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) was awarded the Japanese Most Innovative Development Program from the Global Development Network (GDN) in 2013 for its integrated population, health and environment program that trains existing Village Health Teams to integrate.
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