10 Jun
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CTPH launches an 18-day Global Giving campaign to raise money for the 2019 African Primatological Society Conference

Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) has just launched an 18-day Global Giving campaign to raise $20,000 for the second  African Primatological Society Conference which will be hosted by CTPH and other conservation partners, and held in Uganda from 2nd to 6th September this year. The inaugural African Primatological Society (APS) conference was held in Ivory Coast in […]

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28 May
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Bwindi Impenetrable Kids League Expands

Greetings from Conservation Through Public Health and welcome to the May edition of our newsletter. In September 2018, CTPH received funding from Disney Conservation Fund to implement a project entitled “Integrated Gorilla and Human Health”. One of the objectives of this project was to connect young people with nature through expanding the  Bwindi Impenetrable Kids […]

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FUNDRAISER EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER 12 HRs

Today our friend Dr. Ben Davidson from New Zealand is running the fundraiser. 

We have had an amazing response to the fundraiser with many donations coming from NZ and some from around the world. Due to the time zones we have extended the fundraiser so more people get the chance to donate.

Donate now!

Your donation will be matched $ for $ as we raise $60,000 over the next 24 hours.

Every dollar counts and will go a long way to helping save the mountain gorillas of Uganda.

THANK YOU FOR DONATING!

CTPH Gorillathon Fundraiser
March 18, 2019 Richard Bagyenyi

FUNDRAISER EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER 12 HRs Today our friend Dr. Ben Davidson from New Zealand is running the #Gorillathon2019 fundraiser.  We have had an amazing response to the fundraiser with many donations coming from NZ and some from around the world. Due to the time zones we have extended the fundraiser so more people get […]

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13 Mar
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Mountain gorilla conservation depends on healthy local communities

Mountain gorilla conservation depends on healthy local communities The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda is one of the most biologically diverse forests in Africa. Bwindi is home to more than a third of the world’s mountain gorillas and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage sitein 1994. The gorillas survive in a remnant of rich primeval […]

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24 Dec
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Sierra Club Magazine lists Gorilla Conservation Coffee among 14 Gifts That’ll Enhance a Lean, Green Household

Gorilla Conservation Coffee supports farmers living adjacent to the endangered gorillas of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and provides them with training in sustainable coffee farming and processing. The premium Arabica coffee carries strong hints of red, ripe, hand-picked cherries, which were processed wet and dried in the shade. The coffee ($10/bag) is roasted medium and has […]

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11 Oct
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Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka wins prestigious US conservation award

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, the first wildlife veterinary officer of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, is among the winners in the 2018 Sierra Club Awards. She worked with the Authority from 1996 to 2000. Sierra Club Awards recognize public servants, academicians, journalists, organizations and everyone that has made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment. There are over 20 categories in the […]

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04 Sep
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Village Health and Conservation Teams (VHCTs) model expanded to Budongo Forest!

Greetings from Conservation Through Public Health. On June 26th 2018, Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) in partnership with Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) Uganda and Budongo Forest Conservation Field Station (BCFS) launched the award winning Village Health and  Conservation Teams (VHCT) model in communities living around Budongo Forest. The launch was attended by the existing Ministry of Health (MOH) Village Health Teams (VHTs)  community volunteers, […]

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02 Jul
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Tusk expands partnership with CTPH

The links between public and wildlife health became clear in Bwindi when skin disease outbreaks in the critically endangered mountain gorillas were traced back to local communities. Relations with these communities are key to the success of the National Park, and CTPH Founder Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka recognised that public health improvements would be of huge […]

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02 Jul
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Dr. Gladys becomes a National Geographic Explorer

We are greatly honored to let you know that Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) has been awarded a grant from National Geographic. National Geographic becomes another addition to our great supporters. They fund and support groundbreaking scientists, conservationists, educators and storytellers.   The grant came with double benefits as our Founder and CEO, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka has now become a National Geographic Explorer! […]

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