WCC 2016 Res 016 - Activity Report

Información general
Constituyente de la UICN: 
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2017-2020
Período de actividades: 
Ámbito geográfico: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
Qué otros Miembros de la UICN están o han estado implicados en la implementación de esta Resolución?: 
Ministry of Environment ( MINILAF ) / Rwanda
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) / Uganda
Qué Comisiones de la UICN están o han estado implicados en la implementación de esta Resolución?: 
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2017-2020 (SSC)
Si el Secretariado de la UICN está o ha estado implicado en la implementación de esta Resolución?: 
Enumere otros actores (no-Miembros de la UICN) que hayan estado implicados en la implementación de esta Resolución: 
College of Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
CapacitaciónGorilla Doctors has funded and provided scholarships to wildlife and conservation leaders from Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo in Wildlife Health and Management to better care for natural resources.On-going
Educación/Comunicación/ConcientizaciónGorilla Doctors received a small grant from the Embassy of United States of America in Rwanda to develop a communication tool to raise awareness about the hygiene and sanitation in front-line communities around Volcanoes National Park in RwandaOn-going
Actividades de campoGorilla Doctors implements USAID-PREDICT activities of disease surveillance in humans, rodents, bats and non-human primates in and around protected areas in the Great Lakes region of Africa by collection and analysis of samples targeting highly virulent virusesOn-going
Influencia política/promoción de políticasGorilla Doctors was part of the lobbying groups that influenced United States government to recognize the plight of Eastern lowland gorillas amidst the insecurity in Democratic Republic of CongoOn-going
Actividades técnicas/científicasGorilla Doctors participated in developing best practices and guidelines for great ape tourism and conservationCompleted
Actividades técnicas/científicasGorilla Doctors was tasked to develop a health contingency for mountain gorillas for the Greater Virunga LandscapeOn-going
Indique cuáles han sido los resultados/logros obtenidos en el marco de las actividades realizadas: 
Publication of best practices and guidelines of great ape tourism and conservation in collaboration with SSC members.
Publications on disease surveillance in collaboration with University of California, Davis and USAID-PREDICT.
Feature mountain gorillas aired on CBS/ National television in USA on 60 minutes program.
Publications on primate diseases at PhD and post-doctoral levels.
¿Qué esfuerzos se están llevando a cabo para superar dichos obstáculos?: 
Logistical challenge has been a big one. Gorilla Doctors aims at raising funds locally to supplement the resource envelope.
Indique y describa brevemente las actividades que se realizarán en el futuro para la implementación de esta Resolución: 
Acción FuturaDescripción
Actividades técnicas/científicasGorilla Doctors is looking at a more research oriented approach in the landscape to better understand the status-quo of extinction.