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Catherine Machalaba

Program Coordinator for Health and Policy

Catherine Machalaba

As EcoHealth Alliance's Program Coordinator for Health and Policy, Catherine Machalaba focuses on engaging the conservation, public health and medical communities to find synergies and opportunities to promote science-driven policy.
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Rapid Response Investigation to Protect Amphibians in Madagascar

August 6, 2015

EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservationand global health issues, announced the findings of a rapid response investigation of pathogens affecting wild amphibian populations in Madagascar.

EcoHealth Alliance and the U.S. Forest Service Develop Online Global Ranavirus Reporting System

August 4, 2015

EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, and the U.S. Forest Service announced the release of an online disease tracking portal known as the Global Ranavirus Reporting System (GRRS).

EcoHealth Alliance Scientists Find Evidence of Reston Ebola Virus in Philippine Bats

July 27, 2015

EcoHealth Alliance, an environmental health nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, published findings showing evidence of Reston Ebola virus (RESTV) in various species of bats from research conducted in the Philippines.

Origins of the Hawaiian Hoary Bat Revealed

June 17, 2015

The use of sophisticated DNA sequencing by a team of scientists has determined that Hawaii's state land mammal, the Hawaiian hoary bat, migrated to the islands from the Pacific coast of North America in two separate waves more than 9,000 years apart.

EcoHealth Alliance Announces Development of Global Disease Warning Software

May 28, 2015

EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, announced the award of a $2.2 million grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to continue the development of a software program that is designed to monitor early-warning signals from possible emerging infectious disease outbreaks.