OVAG Publishes New Article on Wildlife Heath Capacity Building Programs

Earlier this month leading members of the Orangutan Veterinary Advisory Group (OVG) published a new article titled, “Evaluating the contribution of a wildlife health capacity building program on orangutan conservation.” Authors utilize the One Health perspective, which views wildlife, livestock, crop, and human health and welfare as part of an integrated system. Through this lens, they evaluate the effectiveness of …

Update: Funding the Construction of Quarantine Enclosures at Sintang Orangutan Center

The Orangutan Conservancy is pleased to announce the approval of a substantial grant to Sintang Orangtuan Center in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Sintang Orangutan Center (SOC) is a mighty rehabilitation and care center located in West Kalimantan, an Indonesia province on the island of Borneo. They are a leading force in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of wild orangutans. They are …

X-Ray Needed in Sintang

The Sintang Orangutan Center is in dire need of a new X-ray machine at their location in West Kalimantan. At the core of SOC is their rescue, rehabilitate, and release program for orangutans (mostly from the illegal pet trade) in Southeast Asia. A large part of this effort relies on their ability to adequately assess and diagnose their patients upon …