Meet Our 2018 ElephantCARE ASIA Workshop Participants

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OUR ELE-CARE HEROES ~ Our recent "ElephantCARE ASIA Workshop" at Green Valley in Myanmar brought together these 12 elephant welfare specialists from all around the globe for a week of hands-on training in elephant healthcare and welfare. An additional nine Myanmar veterinarians--including three from Green Valley---joined our workshop!

Front row, left to right:

*Dr. Agung Kusasti - Veterinarian and Manager, Conservation Response Unit, Trumon, South Aceh, INDONESIA

*Dr. Vanthinh Pham - Veterinarian at Daklak Elephant Conservation Center in Vietnam - DECC, VIETNAM

*Dr. M. Kamalanathan - Veterinarian at Wildlife SOS, INDIA

Middle row, left to right:

Naresh Kumar - Manager at Wildlife SOS - Elephant Sanctuary, INDIA

Marina Loch - Veterinary Student, GERMANY

*Dr. Pang Pratthana Inthawong- Veterinarian, ZPO Mobile Elephant Clinic, Surin Thailand, Elephant Kingdom Project, THAILAND

Kan Sounthone - Veterinary Technician at Elephant Conservation Centre, Sayaboury , LAOS

 

Back row, left to right:

* Dr. Malaka Kasun Abeywardana - Veterinarian and Manager at Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, SRI LANKA

Molly Birchmore - Support staff and elephant care volunteer at Tiger Tops, NEPAL (United Kingdom)

Helga Hrimati Dasi Illo - Veterinary Technician and Manager at Mayapur Elephant Care Center, INDIA

Purushotam Pandey - Veterinary Technician at Chitwan National Park, Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation, NEPAL

* Dr. Chenda Oung - Veterinarian at Wildlife Alliance Cambodia Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre, CAMBODIA

OUR ELE-CARE HEROES will take back to their respective countries and careers a wealth of knowledge and new skills to enhance the lives of the captive elephants in their care.

THANK YOU, ELE-CARE HEROES, FOR CARING!!

With deep respect and gratitude for all you do to help elephants,

 

Hollis Burbank-Hammarlund

Workshop Organizer

Work for Wild Life

With Workshop Team Members:

Dr. Susan Mikota, Veterinarian, Elephant Care International

Dr. Willem Schaftenaar, Veterinarian

Erin Ivory, Elephant Behavior Specialist

Dr. Khyne Mar, Veterinarian