Seed Grant Story: Improving Wildlife Health in Nepal

Joseph Gaydos in Nepal

Jonna Mazet and Joseph Gaydos of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's One Health Institute and Dave Bunn of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center (WHC) developed a long-term, sustainable international research collaboration and education program to improve wildlife in Nepal.

The program was designed in response to a growing need to improve Nepal’s capacity to address local wildlife health issues. As an extension of this program, the Central Zoo of Nepal recently received the valuable gift of reference textbooks, thanks to the efforts of the Wildlife Health Center, two students from the class of 2016, and generous donors. Read more.