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Catherine Schuetze: One Health of Animals, Humans, and Environment in Bhutan

November 28, 2017
Catherine Schuetze gives a lecture entitled “One Health in Bhutan: the Nexus between Animal, Environmental and Human Health” as part of a graduate student panel for the Yale Himalaya Initiative Fall 2017 series.
Catherine is an Australian veterinary surgeon and medical anthropologist focused on Tibetan cultural areas in Bhutan and India. Currently, she is a PhD student at the University of Sydney. In 2004, she founded the NGO Vets Beyond Borders. While living in India and Bhutan for the last decade, she helped establish animal welfare, One Health, veterinary surgical training, dog population management and anti-rabies programs. She is interested in explores how pastoralists in Tibetan cultural areas, specifically Bhutan, understand their relationship with, and maintain the health of their animals.
This video was recorded on November 14, 2017.
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