24 Dec
  • By Richard Bagyenyi
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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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29 Apr
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Are health investments paying off for endangered wildlife?

Blog by Francesca Booker and Gladys Kalema-Z… An innovative project in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has helped the local community understand the links between health and conservation. The next step is to examine the project’s impacts in more detail, and explore prospects for scaling up. In 1996 while working as chief vet for the Uganda Wildlife […]

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10 Jan
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Walking With Gorillas-Tracking the gentle giants of East Africa

There’s something undoubtedly fascinating about our giant cousins, the magnificent gorillas of Sub-Saharan Africa. Of course it’s partially down to their sheer size — you can’t fail to be impressed by a creature that colossal. But there’s something deeper, more endearing. The combination of awesome strength with profound gentleness; the depth of their social bonds; […]

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05 Jun
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We are With Nature this World Environment Day

Help us celebrate World Environment Day this 5 June 2017 by sharing  the hashtags #WithNature and #WorldEnvironmentDay2017. Be sure to share your photos and if you have been to the places where CTPH works—Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Mt. Elgon , Virunga National Parks or Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve—be sure to tag CTPH on Facebook (Conservation Through Public […]

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16 May
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Conservation Through Public Health Receives Disney Conservation Grant

Entebbe, Uganda – Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) as a part of the Fund’s focus on reversing the decline of threatened wildlife around the world. The conservation grant recognizes CTPH’s efforts to promote biodiversity conservation and protection of the endangered mountain gorilla by […]

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03 Nov
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One Health Day 2016

Today, November 3rd, we celebrate One Health Day worldwide! One Health is a movement to integrate human health, animal health and environment for a more holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to solving some of the world’s greatest challenges. Conservation Through Public Health programs routinely address wildlife, human and environmental health through our integrated approach. We envision a […]

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