AMRRIC are absolutely thrilled to announce we have won a Special InternationalAward in the International Canine Health Awards, the largest and mostdistinguished veterinary awards in the world, for our work and contributionsto dog health and welfare!
The awards, organised by UK The Kennel Club Charitable Trust, highlight thoseindividuals who go one step further to promote the health and wellbeing ofdogs through their work in the world of veterinary science. The winners arechosen by an independent international panel of eminent veterinarians andscientists.
As the first ever organisation to win this prestigious international award, weare truly delighted!
On news of the award, our Program Manager – Strategic Delivery Dr BonnyCumming said: “To be honoured with this award is absolutely humbling. It’salso wonderful validation of the value and impact of AMRRIC’s work to addresshealth inequities, by working collaboratively to improving the health andwellbeing of companion animals in remote Australian Indigenous communities.”
“The international recognition that this award brings will help to shine aspotlight on the continuing disadvantage faced by many remote Aboriginal andTorres Strait Islander communities when it comes to accessing animal healthservices. It also assists to cement AMRRIC’s reputation as a leader in thedelivery of collaborative, culturally appropriate, One Health One Wellbeing-focused services that aim to ensure communities are healthy and safe forpeople and their companion animals.”
We credit AMRRIC’s ongoing positive relationships with remote communities asour proudest achievement, with Bonny commenting: “We’d like to share thisrecognition with the many wonderful Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islandercommunities and partners with whom we collaborate. We simply could not deliverour work without our many and varied collaborators.”
Thank you to the award sponsors – Vernon and Shirley Hill, and a bigcongratulations to all of the other category winners.
And lastly, a big thanks to you! AMRRIC’s achievements are simply not possiblewithout the support of great people like you who believe in our vision ofAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities that are healthy and safefor people and their companion animals
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