The “Next Generation One Health Philippines”-Team is inviting you to their three-part webinar series, the Juan Health Conversations!
Heeding the call to promote the One Health approach in addressing illegal wildlife trade and biodiversity loss, NGOHP is organizing Juan Health Conversations, a three-part webinar series that aims to localize and introduce One Health to every Juan!
The first part of the series will explore the link between wildlife and pandemics through a panel interview session with our One Health fellows from the medical and biological fields. Register here.
- Al John Cabanas, MS, Wildlife Biologist
Al John received his Master of Science in Wildlife Studies with a minor in Animal Science from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. He currently works as an instructor for the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at the Southern Luzon State University. He also works as a researcher focusing on camera trapping and studying human-wildlife conflict.
- Jamaica Caras, MS, Microbiologist
Jam earned her Master’s Degree in Environmental Science at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She works as a senior science research specialist at the Microbial Ecology of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems Laboratory at the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines – Diliman. She has handled multiple projects relating to microbiology and research on cetacean health in accordance to the principles of One Health.
- Von Carlo dela Torre, MS, Ecologist
Von earned his Master of Science in Biology degree from the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology. He is currently an instructor teaching Biology at the Department of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies at the College of Science and Mathematics, University of the Philippines – Mindanao. He has handled multiple projects related to biodiversity assessment in Mindanao.
- Carah Lyn Lo, MD, MS, Physician
Carah has a Master of Science Degree in Wildlife Studies with a minor in veterinary science from the University of Philippines – Los Banos and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. She is currently working in multiple hospitals as a specialist.
- Macy Manalo, DVM, MZOH, Veterinarian
Macy is a licensed veterinarian and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. She recently completed her Master’s in Zoonoses and One Health from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and is currently an assistant professor teaching Veterinary Medicine at the Department of Veterinary and Paraclinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines – Los Banos.
Date and time: April 22, 2023 (Saturday), 5:00 PM PHT/GMT+8
Registration is FREE and we encourage everyone to join!
Please feel free to share with those interested. We hope to see you there!
The NGOHP team