Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH)’s efforts to promote biodiversity conservation by enabling people, wildlife and livestock to co-exist through improving their health and livelihoods in and around Africa’s protected areas has been recognized.
CTPH Founder and CEO, Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka was announced an East African Regional winner and Uganda country winner in the sector of medical and veterinary; for CTPH’s conservation efforts in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and DRC’s Virunga National Park.
The award ceremony was organized on 13th August 2014 by CEO communications and Women in Motion (WIM) who focus on skills and enterprise development for future leaders and young women entrepreneurs. WIM recognizes the positive impacts that African women have had on their communities and society at large.
Four other country and regional winners from Uganda were recognized in the sectors of agriculture, building and construction, private education and training and country lifetime achievers.
Dr Gladys Kalema Zikusoka posses with her Regional and country Awards
Group photo of the winners: From left to right: Judy Kayanda Rugasira, Josephine Ayugi, Dr Sarah Nkonge Muwonge, CEO Magazine's Board member, Yvonne Finch and CEO, Annelize Wepener, Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka and Amina Hersi Morge