Smithsonian's Global Health Program

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About the Smithsonian's Global Health Program

About the Smithsonian's Global Health Program

The Smithsonian's Global Health Program leverages multidisciplinary expertise in wildlife medicine, conservation pathology, training of international professionals, and investigation of emerging infectious disease to combat threats to conservation and public health worldwide.

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Jul. 13, 2017
Despite their ever-so-long necks, giraffes have historically not made for good candidates for GPS... read more
Jun. 30, 2017
How does a conservation organization stop a threat to wildlife that cannot be seen by the naked eye... read more

PREDICT Kenya

sunset with single palm tree in shadow The Smithsonian Institution has been collaborating with Kenyan scientists for decades regarding numerous conservation issues, including emerging disease prevention and the overlap between animal,... read more