Your donations protect gorillas and the communities around them



Join CTPH as a a volunteer, intern, or researcher


Coffee Safaris

Take a coffee tour with a gorilla conservation focus


Gorilla Trekking

Experience mountain gorillas up close and personal


Conservation Through Public Health promotes biodiversity conservation by enabling people, gorillas and livestock to coexist through improving their health and livelihoods in and around Africa’s protected areas.

Volunteer, Intern, & Research

Conservation Through Public Health hosts volunteers, interns, and researchers throughout the year at various locations. Many choose to work at the Gorilla Health and Community Centre, where we analyze fecal samples from gorillas, livestock, and people to learn more about the disease vectors that harm sensitive gorilla populations. We have a variety of ongoing projects and welcome those interested to contact us directly.

A word from Dr. Gladys

Conservation Through Public Health’s founder and CEO, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, is one of the leading conservationists and scientists working to save the endangered mountain gorillas of East Africa. The first full time veterinarian for the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Dr. Gladys is internationally recognized for her conservation work and founded CTPH in 2003.

CTPH in the media

Internationally recognized

CTPH has been honored with awards and recognition by many of the world’s finest humanitarian and conservation-minded organizations. Learn more

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