Category: International

CWHC Western/Northern director departs for Sri Lanka 0

CWHC Western/Northern director departs for Sri Lanka

Trent Bollinger, regional director of the CWHC’s Western/Northern centre, departed on a trip to Sri Lanka last week to participate in research investigating diseases and causes of mortality in fruit bats. Trent will be working...

Licensing of diclofenac poses serious concerns for vultures 0

Licensing of diclofenac poses serious concerns for vultures

  Members of our staff recently received the following message written to the wildlife health community about concerns over licensing of the veterinary drug diclofenac for use in Europe. This drug, which has been attributed to a...

Expecting the unexpected: how Canada is helping to prevent the next disease outbreak 0

Expecting the unexpected: how Canada is helping to prevent the next disease outbreak

Craig Stephen, executive director of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative, and Zee Leung of the International Development Research Centre recently co-authored an op-ed in response to the current Ebola outbreak. The article argues for investment directed at the...

Photo Gallery: Sri Lankan Elephants 0

Photo Gallery: Sri Lankan Elephants

In celebration of World Elephant Day (August 12, 2014), we’re sharing our collection of elephant photos taken during former CWHC director, Ted Leighton’s travels to Sri Lanka as part of a partnership between the...

Notes from the Field: Interview with Graduate Students at WDA Meeting 0

Notes from the Field: Interview with Graduate Students at WDA Meeting

CWHC director, Craig Stephen, interviewed graduate students Diana Sinclair (University of Guelph) and María Fernanda Mejía-Salazar (University of Saskatchewan) at the 2014 Wildlife Disease Association (WDA) meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Watch the video...

Organizations Formalize Partnership to Support Project Beluga 0

Organizations Formalize Partnership to Support Project Beluga

On June 10, 2014, John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and the Group for Research and education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a collaborative bi-national relationship to promote the...