CTPH achieves biodiversity conservation by enabling people, wildlife and livestock to coexist through improving their quality of life in and around Africa's protected areas
Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is an award-winning veterinarian, founder and chief executive of the Conservation Through Public Health.
PHOTO BY MORGAN MBABAZI
Story by Bamuturaki Musinguzi
IN SUMMARY She divides her time between Uganda and the US.
She is the founder and chief executive of Conservation Through Public Health, an NGO that promotes conservation by enabling communities to coexist with wildlife and livestock through improving their health and livelihoods around protected areas in Africa, and primarily works with the critically endangered mountain gorillas.
Great news, CTPH was featured on CNN!
You can watch the interview on CNN African Voices in a 3 part series:
Trailblazing vet protects gorillas – Part 1
Healthy gorillas, healthy communities – Part 2
Ecotourism protects mountain gorillas – Part 3