Global Health Program

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The Global Health Program's Mission

Operating under the three pillars of capacity building and training, emerging infectious disease research, and wildlife health, the Global Health Program strives to improve public health and the health and conservation of wildlife species around the world.

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Dec. 26, 2019
Rabies is one of the oldest zoonotic diseases (diseases passed from animals to humans) known to... read more
Sep. 24, 2019
Recurrent heavy droughts spurred by climate change are altering Kenya’s landscape and the lives of... read more

Field Notes: Rhino Reproduction

Smithsonian veterinary research fellow Dr. Maureen Wanjiku Kamau is leading a study on wild eastern black rhinos in Kenya. Find out how her team is using poop to learn more about rhino reproduction.