Uganda, US Come Together For Animal Education

Thirty community animal health workers participated in a two-week veterinary civil action program in rural Uganda recently to promote animal health and wellness. The workers checked for illnesses and offered much-needed vaccinations to keep livestock healthy. Veterinarians from the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team with Combined Joint Task Force -- Horn of Africa offered advice and best practices.

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One Health promotes positive changes in Uganda

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, is a lush, green, mountainous country home to 34.1 million people. The people who live there share the land with mountain gorillas, zebras, rhinos, and other wildlife and domesticated animals.

However, cohabitating with this wide array of animals comes at a cost when deadly diseases can spread from animals to humans or vice versa.

U.S. Mission Uganda sponsored One Health missions to Uganda's Kaabong and Kabale regions, led by staff from U.S. Agency