The HALI wildlife health handbook is now available in Swahili. Please download here.
Health for Animals and Livelihood Improvement
HALI is a collaborative US-Tanzania research and capacity-building program aimed at assessing the effects of zoonotic disease and water management on health and livelihoods in the Ruaha ecosystem, Tanzania. HALI was recently awarded a seed grant from the Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change Collaborative Research Support Program (ALS-CC CRSP), and HALI will join eight other collaborative groups working in Africa and central Asia to study the effects of climate change on livestock systems.
In 2011, the HALI team created a Wildlife Health Handbook to enable protected area reangers, game scouts, and park staff to safely recognize, investigate, report, and respond to disease events that may impact wildlife conservation and human health. The work for this Handbook was funded by the US Fish & Wildlife Service. The Handbook in English may be downloaded here (7.6 Mb); a Swahili version is available here.
For more information, the HALI blog is here.