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Register for VWB/VSF's VETS webinars

Interested in learning more about our international work? Join our informative webinar sessions, hosted by Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières' (VWB/VSF) VETS volunteers and other team members! Learn about what it's like to work in the field with our local partners, the impact volunteers can make, and more.

NEXT WEBINAR - Fri., Sept. 29 @ 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

"Lessons from the Field: Volunteering to Support Animal Health in Ghana" co-hosted by VWB/VSF VETS YVP volunteers, Keisha Harris, Marley Blok, and Sandra Nyman

Our next webinar will be co-hosted by three alumni members of our VETS Young Volunteer Program who spent their summer together on a placement in Ghana. Keisha Harris and Sandra Nyman, both students at the Ontario Veterinary College, and Marley Blok, a recent graduate from UBC's Animal Biology program, will discuss their time spent working with VWB/VSF's local partner, GAPNET, to help promote animal health across rural communities in Ghana. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about volunteering internationally, first-hand, and participate in a Q&A. Join us for this informative session! 

VETS webinar, KMS - final

A bit about the hosts...

Keisha Harris

Keisha recently completed her VWB/VSF VETS volunteer placement in Ghana, as part of our Young Volunteer Program. She is a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College and holds her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Marley Blok

Marley recently completed her VWB/VSF VETS volunteer placement in Ghana, as part of our Young Volunteer Program. She recently graduated from UBC with a Bachelor's of Science in Applied Biology and majored in Applied Animal Biology. She plans to continue her education and obtain a degree in Veterinary Medicine.

"Supporting animal health is extremely important to me as it creates the opportunity to support many more aspects of the community." – Marley

Sandra Nyman

Sandra recently completed her VWB/VSF VETS volunteer placement in Ghana, as part of our Young Volunteer Program. She is currently in her second year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at the Ontario Veterinary College.

"Supporting animal health is important to me because animals contribute so much to our world! As someone who has worked in a small animal clinic, (and has pets myself), I have already seen the amazing impacts that pets can have on the lives of their owners. In travelling to Ghana, I know that I will learn more about how livestock health is vital to the economy, and I will be part of a team that is providing support to humans through the health of their animals." – Sandra

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Veterinarians Without Borders North America/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Amérique du Nord couldn't do the work we do without your support. Whether it's a financial donation or a donation of your time, by improving the health of animals you will be working to improve the health and quality of life for people throughout the world.

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