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 Director awarded DAAD Postdoctoral.

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On-going Projects and Research:

  1. Development of EcoHealth Research and Training Capacity in Uganda to  undertake the primary ecosystem assessment of fragmented forest patches and wildlife populations with special focus to endangered chimpanzees to generate baseline data to use to design health monitoring program of endangered chimpanzees in fragmented /protected forests  and other wildlife interfacing with humans and livestock  including but not limited disease risk  and ecosystem assessments in the region focusing on Hoima District. University of Mennisota, EcoHealth Initiative Grant 2011-2014. Collaborating contact for this project: Associate Professor Dominic Travis, University of Mennisota

  2. EcoHealth Research Group (EHRG) under CEHA is undertaking research within Albertine Ecosystem

    1.  To determine the environmental, wildlife, livestock and human health impact of mining in the Albertine Rift Valley, specifically in Murchison National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Collaborative study with University of Arizona, USA. Collaborating contact: Associate Professor Eric Lutz,

    2. ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Africa: Capacity building to reduce risks for humans, livestock, and wildlife. DFG funding and lead collaborating partner among the team: Dr. Fabian Leedertz, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin; Germany.

    3. Building PHE Platform in the Albertine Ecosystem with Ugandan team: Dennis Twinomugisha,  Tom Ngabirano , Lawrence Mugisha,  Kangabe Edith, Nargis Shirazi, Nyamwija Jennifer

    4. Neglected tropical diseases with Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, London through Professor Russell Stothard

    5. Validation of non-invasive TB immunochromatographic Assay in wild and captive chimpanzees in Africa, Lead collaborator Tiffiny Wolf, University of Mennisota, USA

  3. Local Partners and institutions varying from one project to another
    1. College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University.
    2. Hoima ,Masindi, Bulisa, Kibale, Fortportal and Kasese Local Governments including sub-counties.
    3. Chimpanzee Sanctuary  & Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT).
    4. Nature Harness Initiative (NAHI).
    5. Janegoodall  Institute (JGI), Uganda to be brought on Board.
    6. Poverty and Conservation Leading Group_Uganda.

Other partners to be brought on board


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A Better world and healthy environment for all

 
     
 
     
               
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