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ON GOING RESEARCH AND PROJECTS:


  • 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

  • EcoHealth Research Group (EHRG) under CEHA is undertaking research within Albertine Ecosystem 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,

  • ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceaein 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.

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

  • Neglected tropical diseases with Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, London through Professor Russell Stothard.
  • Validation of non-invasive TB immunochromatographic Assay in wild and captive chimpanzees in Africa, Lead collaborator Tiffiny Wolf, University of Mennisota, USA.
  • Management of animal diseases and antimicrobial use by information and communication technology to control AMR in East Africa (MAD-tech-AMR)

Local Partners and institutions varying from one project to another


  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University.
  • Hoima ,Masindi, Bulisa, Kibale, Fortportal and Kasese Local Governments including sub-counties.
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT).Nature Harness Initiative (NAHI).
  • Janegoodall Institute (JGI), Uganda to be brought on Board.
  • Poverty and Conservation Leading Group_Uganda.

               
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