HALI team members from UC Davis visit Tanzania

April through early May, HALI Project Coordinator -Deana Clifford, and HALI Project team member – Woutrina Miller visited Tanzania to work with HALI students and team members in the field and at Sokoine University. HALI is in its third year now, and we are starting to analyze the information we have collected about diseases affecting wildlife, livestock, people and their shared water sources.

Deana visits HALI game scout Shukuru Mbena and his family.

Deana visits HALI game scout Shukuru Mbena and his family.

Woutrina, an assistant adjunct professor at UC Davis is leading the water disease work, which includes introducing new methods to detect and characterize bacteria (like E.coli and Salmonella) and protozoa (like Cryptosporidia and Giardia) to the laboratory at Sokoine University. More reports from the field and lab soon…

Woutrina and Mr. Ndaki, laboratory technician at Sokoine Univ. conduct biochemical tests to identify disease causing bacteria from water sources.

Woutrina and Mr. Ndaki, laboratory technician at Sokoine Univ. conduct biochemical tests to identify disease causing bacteria from water sources.

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