Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award
About the Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award for Professionals from Economically Challenged Countries

This annual award is to be given to an accepted presenter to the annual international meeting of the Wildlife Disease Association that meets the following criteria: the presenter is not eligible for one of the student awards, the topic of the presentation relates the principles of veterinary medicine and wildlife conservation or disease management, and is from one of the countries rated by the World Bank as middle, middle-low, or low income. The award will be granted on the basis of the quality of the abstract, and demonstration of need (as determined from an application). In the future the award will be announced at the meeting but provided to the winner before the meeting so that it truly is an award in support of travel.

Congratulations to the 2018 Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award Winners!

Grace S.N Kia receiving the 2018 Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award

I.P.Dhakal receiving the 2018 Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award

Award Recipients



Presentation Title

 2018  I.P. Dhakal  Assessment of wildlife health capacity in Nepal
 2018  Grace S.N.Kia  Rabies and zoonotic disease risk awarness among bush meat hunters in Zaria Kaduna State, Nigeria
 2017  Lilian Catenacci Primates and sloths as sentinels for Arboviruses in the Atlantic forest, Bahia, Brazil
 2017  Sofia Bernal Hematology and blood chemistry values of the Cebus imitator (Panamanian White-faced Capuchin) living in free-ranging conditions.