Navigation Links
East African Experts Discuss Population, Health, Environment at Wilson Center
Date:5/5/2008

Projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Use Integrated Approach

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The countries of East Africa -- including Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania -- face the interconnected challenges of population pressures, poor health services, and environmental degradation. But some innovative development programs are integrating population-health-environment (PHE) projects to more efficiently address these linked problems.

On May 8th, three dynamic leaders from the East Africa PHE Network, which connects programs from Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, and Ethiopia, will speak about their work:

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is the founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) in Uganda, which works to improve human and animal health in and around protected areas, including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas.

Kuntai Karmushu is the coordinator of health and conservation programs at Il Ngwesi Group Ranch, a communally owned project in northern Kenya that seeks to raise livestock sustainably and improve its community's quality of life, while also reintroducing rhinos and other key species.

Emmanuel Mtiti is the program director of the Jane Goodall Institute's Greater Gombe Ecosystem Program in Tanzania, which supports sustainable livelihood projects designed to reduce deforestation and rebuild chimpanzee habitat.

This meeting is the fifth event in ECSP's year-long meeting series "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years" (http://www.wilsoncenter.org/next10).

RSVP/Watch Live Webcast: http://tinyurl.com/5jynhf

What: Population, Health, and Environment: Lessons From East Africa

Who: Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Founder and CEO, Conservation Through Public Health, Uganda

Kuntai Karmushu
'/>"/>

SOURCE Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Scientists detect presence of marburg virus in african fruit bats
2. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
3. The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) Honors Merck & Co., Inc. with Global Corporate Philanthropy Award
4. Safe Blood for Africa Foundations African Club 25 Greatly Reducing HIV Infections in African Youth
5. Older African-American men with HIV often have sex without condoms
6. National Conference Aims to Eliminate Disparities in Cancer Treatment and Deaths for African Americans
7. JAMA study shows what works in treating HIV-infected African children
8. Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African Americans
9. Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African-Americans
10. Breast cancer is more aggressive in African-American women
11. Scientists discover genetic variant associated with prostate cancer in African Americans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Losing Weight Your Body’s Way ... staring you in the face, it certainly can be difficult ... your body an extra favor by doing it the healthy ... diets. Instead, listen to your body, exercise regularly, and choose ... essential to losing weight; you need to exercise more and ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , ... add weight and length may be showing a genetic propensity ... adults, certain genes have been linked to increased body fat, ... fat and lean muscle, the researchers said. At 1 ... By ages 2 and 3, however, these genes were linked ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measures taken by Firestone officials ... Liberia may have limited the spread of the disease ... The Firestone Natural Rubber Co. provides health services to ... nearby densely populated communities. Between Aug. 1 and ... cases among those 80,000 people. That incidence rate of ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Allegheny General Hospital’s (AGH) Cardiovascular ... physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve as the ... system, developed by Abbott Vascular , is designed ... life-threatening condition in which the heart’s mitral valve leaflets ... from the heart’s left ventricle into the left atrium. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... hc1.com today announced the launch ... that enables healthcare organizations of all sizes to ... relationship management (“CRM”) solution. , Designed from the ... the healthcare industry, the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Cloud™ ... by combining healthcare CRM, HIPAA-compliant collaboration, and real-time ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ReductionGuruMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Weight Loss Results 2Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2Health News:Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3Health News:Healthcare Relationship Management (HRM) Leader hc1.com® Launches hc1® Quick Start™ 2
... of an emerging mind-body technique that produces measurable changes ... of practice. , The practice -- integrative body-mind training ... the 1990s in China, where it is practiced by ... undergraduates involved in research on the method at the ...
... Purchases Caliper,s Staccato System to Enable High Throughput Research ... Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ), a ... and life sciences research, today announced a collaboration with ... Victoria, Australia. PMCC is using Caliper,s Staccato automation system ...
... Support Continued Investment Activity and Growing Group of Health Care ... Partners , a leading private equity firm focused exclusively ... expanded its team with the addition of two health care ... principal and Max Mishkin to vice president. They join ...
... Home Health Equipment business sold in two separate ... reduction, additional working capital to fund DailyMed(TM) growthINDIANAPOLIS, ... KAD ), a leading provider of ... the Arcadia HealthCare(SM) brand, today announced the sale ...
... TSX: COM,VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino ... & Co., Inc. and a Merck affiliate for development ... treatment of atrial fibrillation, has expired, and the agreement ...
... May 19 MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, ... healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today ... D benefit sponsors with the Centers for Medicare ... D to offer members a medication therapy management ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Of body and mind, and deep meditation 2Health News:Of body and mind, and deep meditation 3Health News:Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Expands Cancer Research Efforts with Automation Tool from Caliper Life Sciences 2Health News:Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Expands Cancer Research Efforts with Automation Tool from Caliper Life Sciences 3Health News:Water Street Healthcare Partners Expands Team With Senior Investment Professionals 2Health News:Water Street Healthcare Partners Expands Team With Senior Investment Professionals 3Health News:Arcadia Resources Announces Sale of Non-Strategic Businesses 2Health News:Arcadia Resources Announces Sale of Non-Strategic Businesses 3Health News:Arcadia Resources Announces Sale of Non-Strategic Businesses 4Health News:Cardiome Announces That Collaboration and License Agreement with Merck & Co., Inc. Now Effective 2Health News:Cardiome Announces That Collaboration and License Agreement with Merck & Co., Inc. Now Effective 3Health News:MEDai Helps Medicare Part D Sponsors Adhere to CMS Medication Therapy Management Initiative 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014  Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing ... (cQuest Ultrasound Box™-1), the first product in a new ... by Cephasonics for purchase by companies to rebrand with ... be showcasing the cQUB-1 for the first time at ... Chongqing, China from October 23 to ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HOUSTON , Oct. 22, 2014  Charlene Vernak, RPh, ... York , recently was awarded the George Roentsch ... Vernak received the award in Houston ... The scholarship is awarded annually to an independent pharmacist ... nature of George Roentsch , a well-known pharmacist ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 A new report by ... type, Form, End user, Application and Geography) - Size, ... Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", considers ... on key trends tracked, it is anticipated that the ... by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cephasonics Launches the cQUB-1, First Product in New Family of cQUB White-Label Ultrasound Systems Targeted at Medical Applications 2Cephasonics Launches the cQUB-1, First Product in New Family of cQUB White-Label Ultrasound Systems Targeted at Medical Applications 3PCCA Awards Charlene Vernak, RPh, the George Roentsch Scholarship 2Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 2Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 3Global Disposable Gloves Market Expected to Grow to $7.9 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 4
Implantable medical grade silicone end cap for insulation and sealing protection of 5 mm or 3.2 mm connectors....
...
... Guidant Contak Renewal 3 cardiac ... tachyarrhythmia therapy and cardiac resynchronization ... ventricular (RV) and left ventricular ... to reduce irregular ventricular intervals ...
... housing. MRI-compatible. Requires a guide sphere ... a standard 1.0 - 1.5 cm burr ... assembly with a white collar. MRI-compatible. ... Sterile; single-use only Guide sphere assembly with ...
Medicine Products: