#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field! Meet Dr. Regan McLeod, a volunteer with VWB/VSF's VETS Program, who spent time in Vietnam.
Currently volunteering abroad? Keep us up-to-date on your experiences and incredible impact!
#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field! Meet Kavitha Sriparamananthan, a volunteer with VWB/VSF's VETS Program, who is currently placed in Vietnam.
In honour of RVT Month, meet VWB/VSF's Geneviève Douyon, a RVT who is working to support animal health across Canada's North.
#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field! Meet Dr. Keisha Harris, an alumni volunteer with VWB/VSF's Young Volunteer Program, who recently completed her placement in Ghana.
#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field! Meet Marley Blok, an alumni volunteer with VWB/VSF's Young Volunteer Program, who recently completed her placement in Ghana.
Interested in volunteering? Join VWB/VSF and other VCP members at the 6@8 event in Ottawa, ON to learn more about opportunities to volunteer internationally.
#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field! First up is Sandra Nyman, a member of our Young Volunteer Program, who recently completed her placement in Ghana.
True North Calling: Access to Care Award recipient, Alison Buckland's, journey to becoming a vet tech in Yellowknife, NWT
Across Canada's North, access to veterinary care is extremely limited. Meet one Yellowknife resident, and Access to Care Award recipient, who is hoping to change that.
Across Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, VWB/VSF collaborates with local partners, tackling various diseases, including zoonotic threats like COVID-19, rabies, and anthrax, through farm animal vaccination campaigns. Recently, our VETS volunteers joined local partners in Ghana to help vaccinate sheep, goats, and cattle against anthrax.
Alumni VWB/VSF volunteer, Nicole Geddes, shares her insights and experiences volunteering as part of our Northern Animal Health Initiative.
Even small changes can have a huge impact; implementing sustainable dairy technologies across farms in Kenya
Learn how Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières and our alumni VETS volunteer, Nafhtari Wanjiku, have worked with local partners, and farmers like Ann Mwangi, in Kenya to promote sustainable dairy farming practices among small-scale farmers.
Our VETS YVP volunteers in Ghana are helping local animal health workers vaccinate goats, sheep, and more against disease
Keisha, Marley, and Sandra joined other animal health workers to vaccinate goats and sheep against PPR.
Meet Dr. Joseph Ansong-Danquah; a retired veterinarian from Canada who has been donating his time to help animals and communities throughout rural Ghana.
Natalia shares all she learned during her recent VETS volunteer posting in Ghana, as a communications specialist.
It's National Volunteer Week! To celebrate the incredible impact of VWB/VSF's volunteers, we're featuring five incredible volunteers who have made a significant impact for animals and communities.
The benefits of biogas: How biogas training and implementation on farms in Kenya is making a difference
In Kenya, we're working through a One Health lens with on-the-ground volunteers and partners to help farmers implement biogas fuel systems on their farms.
VWB/VSF VETS volunteer alumni, Younoussa, on implementing best practices in pesticide use in Senegal
VWB/VSF alumni VETS volunteer, Younoussa Barry, is an environmental and agroecology expert. He spent time training local farmers about best practices in pesticide use to help improve the quality of crops, while also ensuring people, animals, and the environment remain protected from the pesticide's potentially negative side effects.
VWB/VSF communications volunteer, Natalia, celebrates Ghana's independence and investment in animal health
Natalia is currently working in Ghana as a communications volunteer. She recently celebrated Ghana's 66th year of independence in Accra with the GAPNET team and a very special guest.
As part of #IDW2023, Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Canada (VWB/VSF) will be hosting two webinars focused on building a more sustainable future.
December 5, 2022 is International Volunteer Day.
Dr. Janet Davis, DVM fills a room with kindness during her time in Romania. “This tiny, emaciated kitten just arrived at the clinic. Nursing such a tiny baby back from the brink of death, it’s something that never gets old."
Over 16 days, a small group of volunteer veterinarians and registered veterinary technologists travelled to three communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut region of Canada.
Volunteer Nikki Sheedy shares her experience in Uganda as a second-time volunteer with Veterinarians Without Borders.
Volunteer Shauna Richards shares her insight on the importance of the work Veterinarians Without Borders is doing, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Janna Schurer shares her experience working in Vietnam and creating a network of scientists with a focus on managing the threats of disease emergence.
Dr. Joseph Ansong-Danquah explains the importance of on-the-ground volunteer work that supports farmers engaged in animal production in Ghana.