Interested in learning more about how One Health? Join our informative webinar sessions, hosted by Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières' (VWB/VSF). Our next webinar includes Julie Truelove (WaterAid Canada), Dr. William de Glanville (VWB/VSF), and Dr. Regan McLeod (DVM). Learn about the importance of implementing a One Health approach into international development programming, and more.
NEXT WEBINAR - Fri., Nov. 3 @ 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
A bit about the multidisciplinary panel...
Head of Policy and Advocacy · WaterAid Canada
Julie Truelove is a water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) specialist focused on policy, advocacy, and program development with WaterAid. She has collaborated extensively with civil society to position WASH as a pathway to gender equality and empowerment of women and girls across Canada’s feminist policy, and water security for climate resilience. Julie holds a Master of Science in Water and Environmental Management from Loughborough University, and an Honours Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography from Carleton University. She also holds a certificate in Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance and recent professional development in ecosystem approaches to health with COPEH Canada.
Topic: Julie will be speaking about how water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and water security have an important connecting role to play across human, animal, and environmental health.
Dr. William de Glanville
Animal Health and Zoonotic Disease Technical Advisor · VWB/VSF
William is a veterinarian and public health scientist who has worked on a range of human and animal health issues in Africa and Asia since 2008. In addition to earning Honours degrees in Conservation Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, he completed a residency in Veterinary Public Health and has a Master’s and PhD degree in Epidemiology. Before joining VWB/VSF in 2023, he worked at the Royal Veterinary College in London, the University of Glasgow, the International Livestock Research Institute, and for Médecins sans Frontières. He is passionate about strengthening human and animal health service delivery in neglected populations.
Topic: William will discuss opportunities and challenges and the importance of the One Health approach in animal health system strengthening.
Dr. Regan McLeod
Associate Veterinarian · High View Animal Clinic
Regan is a veterinarian at a mixed animal veterinary practice in High River, Alberta. Regan received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary. She recently completed a volunteer placement with VWB in Vietnam working alongside the Institute of Environmental Health and Sustainable Development. Her placement supported VWB’s 7-year project, “Volunteers Engaged in Gender Responsive Technical Solutions” (VETS). In her role, she collaborated on projects related to antimicrobial resistance and aided in developing a training program for small scale poultry farmers on biosecurity and disease management and prevention.
Topic: Regan will address the impact of One Health on day-to-day practices in veterinary medicine, and she will also share her experiences working as a Veterinarian with VWB/VSF in Vietnam.
Kristen Rodrigues (Host)
Director of International Programs · VWB/VSF
Kristen is an international development practitioner with over 10 years of experience in global project management and multilateral cooperation. She holds a Master's in Development Practice, specializing in Global Health and Sustainable Development, as well as a Bachelor's in Environment Resource and Business Studies. Through her work across Africa and Asia, Kristen appreciates the importance of cross-sectoral and cross-cultural understanding. She also brings knowledge of food security, MEL (monitoring, evaluation, and learning), and women’s economic empowerment to VWB/VSF from her time with WUSC, CIDA, the Guyana Red Cross, and SEW Tanzania.
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