Dr. James Watuwa is a wildlife veterinarian and WCN 2019 scholarship recipient. He is a senior veterinarian at Uganda Wildlife and Conservation Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo) since 2019. His role is to plan and coordinate animal health care programs for UWEC, conduct effective quarantine procedures for zoo animals to ensure optimal health, conduct preventive health care programs for all animals at UWEC and provide veterinary extension services for communities, among others. He has worked with Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) where he undertook lead veterinary functions within CTPH’s One Health and conservation model by contributing to the three programs: Wildlife health monitoring and conservation, community health and alternative livelihoods.