One Health Mission - Kabale District, Uganda

A team of CJTF-HOA soldiers from the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion shared best practices with the Ugandan animal and health care professionals as part of a One Health Initiative.

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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