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2017-09-30

Flanders donates 1.1 million euros for HeroRATs in Maputo

Flanders donates 1.1 million euros for HeroRATs in Maputo
On September 29th, the Government of Flanders pledged 1.1 million euros to APOPO in Mozambique for its TB-detection program using scent detection rats. In 2012 APOPO and its partner the Eduardo Mondlane University built and equipped a TB detection rat facility on the university campus in Maputo. The TB-detection rats have since been helping the APOPO team identify tuberculosis from sputum samples sent to the lab from local clinics, and have found 12,168 TB-positive patients who were initially m...
2017-09-25

Increased Annual Support And A Visit From UKPPL

Increased Annual Support And A Visit From UKPPL
Players of People's Postcode Lottery have raised £600,000 for APOPO this year, directly helping people across the world who are living in fear of landmines and getting people with tuberculosis on life-saving treatment. Last month, APOPO received a ...
2017-09-06

Launch of the Africa Centres of Excellence

Launch of the Africa Centres of Excellence
SUA Pest Management Centre together with APOPO, have been chosen as the Africa Centre of Excellence for Innovative Rodent Pest Management and Biosensor Technology Development based at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. It is one of the f...
2017-08-04

New Record: Cambodia casualty-free for a month

New Record: Cambodia casualty-free for a month
For the first time since the end of the civil war, the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) record...
2017-07-31

APOPO Joins Forces With The NPRS

APOPO Joins Forces With The NPRS
APOPO is proud to announce a partnership with the NPRS (National Pouched Rat Society) in the UK. The...
2017-07-19

APOPO reaches 50,000 follower milestone on Facebook

APOPO reaches 50,000 follower milestone on Facebook
This week, the APOPO HeroRATs Facebook page reached an exciting new milestone: We now have over 50,0...
2017-07-13

Fighting Tuberculosis with Technology

Fighting Tuberculosis with Technology
We would like to congratulate our partner NGO Operation ASHA (OpASHA) on becoming a grantee with one...
2017-06-23

My little girl found a bomb

My little girl found a bomb
My name is Chun Ry and this is my family. I am a farmer who supports eight children. I grow rice and...
2017-06-22

Impact Journalism Day - Saturday June 24th

Impact Journalism Day - Saturday June 24th
Impact Journalism Day is dedicated to focusing on solutions-based journalism. Over fifty news orga...
2017-06-15

Father's Day - Sunday, June 18th

Father's day is this Sunday, June 18th and it provides all of us the chance to honor all of the amaz...
2017-06-12

APOPO Part Of UN Perception Change Project

APOPO Part Of UN Perception Change Project
APOPO was delighted and honoured to see the HeroRATs featured in a storybook designed by the Percept...
2017-06-07

APOPO Wins The GLOBAL GIVING 2017 Photo Contest

APOPO Wins The GLOBAL GIVING 2017 Photo Contest
Back in May APOPO entered the GlobalGiving 2017 Photo Contest. As a result of the outpouring of supp...
2017-06-06

Clearing the way for safety and sustainable livelihoods

Clearing the way for safety and sustainable livelihoods
The Republic of Angola is heavily contaminated with landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) as...
2017-05-09

Recruits Ready for the Real Thing

Recruits Ready for the Real Thing
Last February eight fully trained HeroRATs from the APOPO training center in Morogoro, Tanzania arri...
2017-05-08

In Honor of Moms

In Honor of Moms
Pendo is a HeroRAT Trainer and a mother to a son called Donald. Like any mother, Pendo is concerned ...
2017-05-03

fivetolife supports APOPO

fivetolife supports APOPO
Are you a digital enthusiast wanting to make this world a better place and usual cards and gifts are...
2017-05-02

Tabia Pursues Cutting Edge Professional Development

Tabia Pursues Cutting Edge Professional Development
Tabia Hassan joined APOPO in 2012 and worked as a lab technician at APOPO in Morogoro for 5 years be...
2017-04-28

APOPO Joins Forces With EVPA

APOPO Joins Forces With EVPA
We asked the Director of Business Development, Daniel Rostrup, why they had chosen to support APOPO....
2017-04-24

The Passing of a Hero

The Passing of a Hero
We are deeply saddened to share news of the passing of HeroRAT Nisay earlier this month du...
2017-04-24

Laying Foundations in Ethiopia

Laying Foundations in Ethiopia
APOPO together with the Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) have begun building the new TB dete...
2017-04-04

APOPO to Detect Landmines in Colombia

APOPO to Detect Landmines in Colombia
APOPO is proud to announce that it has opened a landmine detection program in Colombia. APOPO h...
2017-04-04

APOPO detectará minas terrestres en Colombia

 APOPO detectará minas terrestres en Colombia
APOPO se enorgullece en anunciar el establecimiento de un programa de detección de minas terrestres...
2017-03-24

The APOPO HeroRATs To Detect Tuberculosis In Ethiopia

 The APOPO HeroRATs To Detect Tuberculosis In Ethiopia
APOPO has recently signed an agreement with the Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) an autonomo...
2017-03-21

APOPO Researcher Earns Her Doctoral Degree!

APOPO Researcher Earns Her Doctoral Degree!
Please join APOPO in congratulating Erin Watkins who successfully defended her dissertation in March...
2017-03-10

What GlobalGiving donors say about APOPO

What GlobalGiving donors say about APOPO
Without the generous support of people around the world APOPO would not survive. Thousands of people...
2017-03-08

International Women's Day 2017

International Women's Day 2017
Today on International Women's Day, APOPO is proud to celebrate the strength and resilience of women...
2017-02-27

Rat Reinforcements for Cambodia

Rat Reinforcements for Cambodia
Last week 8 of our erstwhile little heroes travelled from the APOPO training center in Morogoro, Tan...
2017-02-23

Great news for our Australian supporters!

Great news for our Australian supporters!
APOPO is now partnered with with Global Development Group (ABN 57 102 400 993), an Australian NGO ap...
2017-02-17

One step closer to a mine-free world

One step closer to a mine-free world
On February 10th the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria officially announced that the country w...
2017-02-10

APOPO supports Colombian landmine clearance

APOPO supports Colombian landmine clearance
For the last few months APOPO has been providing capacity building and technical assistance to Campa...
2017-02-06

APOPO's Swiss Education Initiative

APOPO's Swiss Education Initiative
Last year, APOPO Foundation launched its Education initiative – an awareness campaign designed for...
2017-01-26

Wedding Bells and HeroRATs

Wedding Bells and HeroRATs
Over the past twenty years we’ve received incredibly generous support from people all over the wor...
2017-01-25

£800k from the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery

£800k from the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery
Last night the 2017 People's Postcode Lottery Charity Gala was held in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the g...
2017-01-24

Thank you Mr Gates!

Thank you Mr Gates!
Late last year, the crowd-funding platform and APOPO partner Global Giving carried out their annual ...
2017-01-10

A Look Back at 2016

A Look Back at 2016
As we begin the New Year, we would like to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on a busy ...
2016-12-27

APOPO attends ZIMAC Workshop in Harare

APOPO attends ZIMAC Workshop in Harare
From Tuesday, 13 December 2016 through Friday, 16 December 2016, stakeholders involved in Mine Actio...
2016-12-20

Official Handover of the Malhazine Eco-park

Official Handover of the Malhazine Eco-park
Since August 2015, APOPO has been working at an ammunition dump in Maputo, Mozambique, to clear old ...
2016-12-13

Mining for TB

Mining for TB
The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project is a World Bank funded regional ...
2016-12-07

APOPO at the World Innovation Summit for Health

APOPO at the World Innovation Summit for Health
The third World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) took place at the Qatar National Convention Cent...
2016-12-02

APOPO ranked as 2016 Top-Rated Non-Profit

APOPO ranked as 2016 Top-Rated Non-Profit
Its official, APOPO has been ranked as Top-Rated Non-Profit on GreatNonProfits for the second year i...
2016-11-28

Tackling Tuberculosis with Faster Results

Tackling Tuberculosis with Faster Results
On Wednesday the 23rd of November, APOPO celebrated the opening of its new HeroRAT TB Detection Faci...
2016-11-16

Meet Håvard Bach - APOPO’s New Head of Mine Action

Meet Håvard Bach - APOPO’s New Head of Mine Action
APOPO welcomes our new Head of Mine Action Håvard Bach. Håvard has a long and varied mine action b...
2016-10-28

First Aid for a Safer Future

First Aid for a Safer Future
As part of its capacity building efforts, APOPO TB Tanzania carried out a First Aid Training course ...
2016-10-26

From Bunker Bombsite to Eco-Park

From Bunker Bombsite to Eco-Park
On 23 September the APOPO Mine Action Mozambique Project held a small closing ceremony to conclude t...
2016-10-24

Play TWIST3D and help save lives

Play TWIST3D and help save lives
Mobile gaming has exploded in recent years with 37% of mobile users playing games on their phones ev...
2016-10-24

Meet Cynthia – APOPO’s New Head of Training and Behavioral Research

Meet Cynthia – APOPO’s New Head of Training and Behavioral Research
Last month APOPO were excited to announce the appointment of the organisations new Head of Trainin...
2016-10-08

Training rats with Pendo

Training rats with Pendo
Local capacity building is one of the important pillars of APOPO's core values. The organization hir...
2016-09-22

GICHD Endorse the HeroRATs – It’s Official!

GICHD Endorse the HeroRATs – It’s Official!
Even though the APOPO HeroRATs have been helping to speed up landmine clearance all over the world, ...
2016-09-19

Little people can make a difference

Little people can make a difference
Arthur Galletly is a man on a mission. Nearing retirement in his native Australia, Arthur is determi...
2016-09-16

People are amazed when they learn what rats are capable of

People are amazed when they learn what rats are capable of
Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, supports wildlife conservation project...
2016-09-14

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis – The end is nigh?

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis – The end is nigh?
Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis...
2016-09-07

Tree Planting Heroes

Tree Planting Heroes
There is compelling evidence that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. ...
2016-09-02

Boom - over 60 tons destroyed!

Boom - over 60 tons destroyed!
Since late 2015, APOPO has been carrying out controlled bulk demolitions as an integral part of its ...
2016-08-12

HeroRATs blasting through the minefields

HeroRATs blasting through the minefields
The HeroRATs in Cambodia have helped our partner CMAC complete clearance of a second minefield since...
2016-08-04

Pups to Heroes

Pups to Heroes
Three new rat pups have been born via the APOPO breeding program, which is gearing up for imminent A...
2016-07-16

HeroRAT Research: Understanding Rat Learning

HeroRAT Research: Understanding Rat Learning
Firmenich is the world largest privately-owned fragrance & flavour company. The Philanthropic Co...
2016-07-04

Happy Birthday America

Happy Birthday America
Independence Day is celebrated as the birthday of the United States of America. It is celebrated on ...
2016-07-01

Planetary Scientist and Rodentophile as new Ambassador

Planetary Scientist and Rodentophile as new Ambassador
Planetary Physicist, Advisor to NASA, Serial Author, and Hollywood Consultant. Kevin Grazier is a ma...
2016-06-27

Presidential Visit for APOPO Mozambique

Presidential Visit for APOPO Mozambique
Last week the APOPO team in Maputo was delighted to receive His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi the ...
2016-06-22

Hero Harriet Conquers Flanders

Hero Harriet Conquers Flanders
Harriet Gibson recently celebrated her 70th birthday by completing an epic cycle ride of 530km aroun...
2016-06-20

First minefield cleared by Cambodian HeroRATs

First minefield cleared by Cambodian HeroRATs
Last year, a team of eager HeroRATs arrived in Cambodia to support the Cambodian Mine Action Center ...
2016-06-17

Making a Difference to 10,000 Lives

Making a Difference to 10,000 Lives
In May 2016, APOPO reached a landmark of identifying 10,000 TB positive patients who were initially ...
2016-06-06

Global Crowdfunding for Tuberculosis

Global Crowdfunding for Tuberculosis
In November 2015, the World Health Organization named Tuberculosis as the world’s top infectious d...
2016-05-26

APOPO to support Zimbabwe

APOPO to support Zimbabwe
APOPO and the Ministry of Defense of the Government of Zimbabwe have officially signed a historic ag...
2016-05-13

Rodents of Unusual Size (ROUS)

Rodents of Unusual Size (ROUS)
The Giant Pouched Rat has become famous for its size and remarkable ability to save lives by sniffin...
2016-05-05

How the Rainy Season affects Mine Detection Rat Training

How the Rainy Season affects Mine Detection Rat Training
Traditionally April and May are when the rains are heaviest in Tanzania, but this year the rains wer...
2016-04-27

Innovative and Enhanced TB screening in Dar es Salaam

Innovative and Enhanced TB screening in Dar es Salaam
Earlier this year, APOPO in partnership with the Tanzanian Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA) set p...
2016-04-11

20 tons of ammunitions destroyed!

20 tons of ammunitions destroyed!
APOPO’s demining teams in Mozambique are clearing an old ammunition depot so it can be transformed...
2016-03-21

MINE FREE LIVE FREE - International Landmine day 4th April

MINE FREE LIVE FREE - International Landmine day 4th April
APOPO's goal is to get people back on their land as quickly as possible At almost three thousand, a...
2016-03-20

Lend Your Leg!

Lend Your Leg!
"Lend Your Leg" is an international campaign that encourages people around the world to show solidar...
2016-03-20

March 24th - World TB Day

March 24th - World TB Day
World TB Day falls on March 24th each year and is an opportunity to raise public awareness for tuber...
2016-03-16

Fighting TB at source

Fighting TB at source
With support from USAID, APOPO is conducting an 'active case finding' research project that screens ...
2016-03-07

APOPO's female deminers - International Women's Day

APOPO's female deminers - International Women's Day
On today's International Women's Day, APOPO wants to express its gratitude to all women and girls wo...
2016-03-07

Female deminer Clementina freeing Angola of landmines

Female deminer Clementina freeing Angola of landmines
APOPO along with partner Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is working in sites across Angola to help comm...
2016-02-25

Renewal of CMAC-partnership

Renewal of CMAC-partnership
APOPO is proud to announce it recently signed a MOU for 2016 with partner Cambodian Mine Action Cent...
2016-02-11

Most innovative solution award for APOPO

Most innovative solution award for APOPO
Yesterday APOPO was awarded 'The most innovative solution' among 15 projects showcased at the World ...
2016-02-11

Construction works have started!

Construction works have started!
APOPO took an important step in establishing its new TB facility in Dar Es Salaam by signing a Partn...
2016-02-08

HeroRATs conquering Dubai

HeroRATs conquering Dubai
APOPO's innovation in landmine and tuberculosis detection is currently being showcased in the 'Edge ...
2016-02-02

Toys for Heroes

Toys for Heroes
Animal welfare is a top priority for APOPO and our staff makes sure the HeroRATs are in good health ...
2016-01-29

The Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery raise £450K

The Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery raise £450K
This year at the People's Postcode Lottery Charity Gala APOPO unexpectedly received an amazing £250...
2016-01-28

1 Million Euro – Dutch Postcode Lottery

 1 Million Euro – Dutch Postcode Lottery
APOPO is thrilled to announce that we have just been awarded 1,000,000 euros from the Nationale Post...
2016-01-22

Ending tragedies

Ending tragedies
Last year a group of mine detection rats arrived in Cambodia, where they have been completing their ...
2016-01-15

NUMBER ONE on GlobalGiving

NUMBER ONE on GlobalGiving
APOPO has been featured as the top story on GlobalGiving in their 2015 review. For many years the on...
2015-12-30

HeroRATs fast work in Angola

HeroRATs fast work in Angola
APOPO's HeroRATs in Angola have helped clear an area at the border with the Democratic Republic of C...
2015-12-14

Blown Up! 3.5 tons of ammo and mortar bombs destroyed

Blown Up! 3.5 tons of ammo and mortar bombs destroyed
APOPO's team of bomb disposal specialists have blown up the first batch of mortar bombs and ammuniti...
2015-12-11

HeroGIFTs: Gifts that Save Lives

HeroGIFTs: Gifts that Save Lives
APOPO, award winning non-profit and creators of Mine Detection Rat Technology (HeroRATs), have launc...
2015-12-02

Oprah Opens the APOPO USA Office

Oprah Opens the APOPO USA Office
Did you know that Oprah Winfrey has opened the APOPO USA office? Oprah the HeroRAT that is! Oprah a...
2015-12-02

Jolie Opens the APOPO USA office

Jolie Opens the APOPO USA office
Did you know that Jolie has opened the APOPO USA office?  Jolie the HeroRAT that is! Jolie and...
2015-12-02

Pink Opens the APOPO USA Office

Pink Opens the APOPO USA Office
Did you know that Pink has opened the APOPO USA office? Pink the HeroRAT that is! Pink and her frie...
2015-12-01

Global mine casualties on the rise

Global mine casualties on the rise
According to the latest Landmine Monitor, the world has made great progress in clearing landmines bu...
2015-11-23

Anti-Vehicular Mines - Insidious Weapons

Anti-Vehicular Mines - Insidious Weapons
Thousands of landmines, both anti-personnel (AP) and anti-vehicular (AV), are still scattered around...
2015-11-23

Weapons Dump to Nature Reserve

Weapons Dump to Nature Reserve
APOPO is crowd funding to raise money to clear a deadly former military site in Mozambique and we ne...
2015-11-23

HeroRATs clearing old Ammunitions depot

HeroRATs clearing old Ammunitions depot
APOPO is currently helping the Mozambican National Institute of Demining clear a site that had previ...
2015-11-16

Journalist wins media award with APOPO story

Journalist wins media award with APOPO story
APOPO congratulates Jay Caboz winning two Zimeo Excellence in the Media Awards! One of his winning s...
2015-11-12

Meet Minae Noji APOPO's First Ever Ambassador

Meet Minae Noji  APOPO's First Ever Ambassador
We are very excited to introduce Hollywood actress and rat-lover Minae Noji as APOPO's first ever Am...
2015-11-12

HeroRATs getting tested in Cambodia

HeroRATs getting tested in Cambodia
All APOPO mine detection rats are trained and tested at our Training Center in Tanzania but before b...
2015-11-12

Saving more lives – 24 hrs TB diagnosis

Saving more lives – 24 hrs TB diagnosis
In order to help TB patients on to treatment as soon as possible, APOPO developed a new strategy to ...
2015-11-06

The last mile - residual tasks in Mozambique

The last mile - residual tasks in Mozambique
Mozambique, once considered one of the most severely mine-affected countries in the world, is now fr...
2015-11-04

The Final Stretch - HeroRATs Preparing for Test in Cambodia

The Final Stretch - HeroRATs Preparing for Test in Cambodia
The HeroRATs are undergoing in-country training in Cambodia and are well on their way to pass their ...
2015-11-03

WHO: TB kills more than HIV

WHO: TB kills more than HIV
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched its Global Tuberculosis Report for 2015, showi...
2015-10-26

HeroRATs: Innovative Approaches to Counter Explosive Threats

HeroRATs: Innovative Approaches to Counter Explosive Threats
APOPO board member, Adee Schoon, gave a presentation about APOPO's rat detection technology at the G...
2015-10-21

From ammunition dump to eco-park – Swedish Donors visit project in Mozambique

From ammunition dump to eco-park – Swedish Donors visit project in Mozambique
APOPO is honored to have received a visit of Mr. Joakim Huss, Project Manager for the Swedish Postco...
2015-10-12

How to create social change!

How to create social change!
APOPO's founder Bart Weetjens is one of the social entrepreneurs who shared his story and experience...
2015-10-11

Life After Mine-Clearance

Life After Mine-Clearance
In light of the tremendous commitment, sacrifice, and dedication APOPO's demining staff have demonst...
2015-10-07

Artists for APOPO - meet Fred

Artists for APOPO - meet Fred
Frederick Michielsen, aka FRED, is a Belgian artist and HeroRAT fan. A friend told him about the spe...
2015-09-30

APOPO at Medical Bio-Detection Conference

APOPO at Medical Bio-Detection Conference
APOPO's Head of Tuberculosis, Dr. Christiaan Mulder, recently attended the Inaugural International C...
2015-09-25

Time to Rethink Rats

Time to Rethink Rats
For too long there have been popular misconceptions around rats. It's time to question everything ...
2015-09-25

Ten Surprising Facts That Will Make Your Rethink Rats

Ten Surprising Facts That Will Make Your Rethink Rats
What comes to mind when you think of rats? Disease, death, or the creatures scampering just a feet a...
2015-09-24

HeroRATs in Mozambique – how it all began

HeroRATs in Mozambique – how it all began
APOPO are extremely proud to have supported Mozambique in becoming landmine-free. The accomplishment...
2015-09-17

Mozambique mine-free celebrations

Mozambique mine-free celebrations
Mozambique was officially declared free of all known landmines during a well-attended ceremony in Ma...
2015-09-03

6th Cluster Munition Monitor launched

6th Cluster Munition Monitor launched
The Cluster Munition Monitor reviews every country in the world with respect to cluster munition ban...
2015-08-17

Clothing that Saves Lives

Clothing that Saves Lives
APOPO recently joined forces with Fabrily to host our first-ever t-shirt design contest and we were ...
2015-08-07

Basic research

Basic research
APOPO's detection rats technology is applied in mine action and TB detection programs in four countr...
2015-08-07

APOPO HeroRATs join Tanzania Farmers’ celebration

APOPO HeroRATs join Tanzania Farmers’ celebration
Every year the APOPO trainers and HeroRATs are present at the NaneNane exhibition in Morogoro. The H...
2015-08-03

Senior staff Mozambique on training

Senior staff Mozambique on training
In preparation of the clearance of an old ammunition depot in Maputo, our senior operations staff un...
2015-07-31

5th anniversary of Cluster Munitions Convention

5th anniversary of Cluster Munitions Convention
The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) addresses the humanitarian consequences and unacceptable h...
2015-07-27

Give feedback and win a HeroRAT adoption!

Give feedback and win a HeroRAT adoption!
APOPO invites all our supporters and fans to share their feedback about our different communications...
2015-07-24

Meet new HeroRAT trainer Bakari

Meet new HeroRAT trainer Bakari
All new trainers get an extensive practical and theoretical training of about 6 months before they r...
2015-07-17

4 million square meters of land freed of mines

4 million square meters of land freed of mines
During the first six months of this year, APOPO in partnership with local partner the Cambodian Mine...
2015-07-13

The Best Day of the Year to Donate

The Best Day of the Year to Donate
Tomorrow, Wednesday July 15th, is a big day for everyone at APOPO and a great opportunity for our su...
2015-07-13

New machine reveals mysteries behind rats nose

New machine reveals mysteries behind rats nose
Our TB center in Tanzania received a visitor last Friday who had a special gift with him! "We were ...
2015-07-01

From ammunition depot to ecological park

From ammunition depot to ecological park
Mozambique is now completing clearance of all remaining known mined areas to comply with its Mine Ba...
2015-06-26

Clicker Training: Rats versus Raptors

Clicker Training: Rats versus Raptors
You may recognise this iconic image from the trailer for latest instalment of the Jurassic Park se...
2015-06-22

APOPO ranked as 2015 Top-rated non-profit

APOPO ranked as 2015 Top-rated non-profit
APOPO is thrilled to announce it received a Top-Rated Non-Profit award that is 100% voted for by the...
2015-06-18

"My daddy plays with rats all day"

With Father's Day just passed we took the opportunity to speak to one of our trainers, Ezekiel Mwaky...
2015-06-15

APOPO Kids Speak Out

APOPO Kids Speak Out
Many of us know that kids often say the funniest things, but children can also vocalise some of the ...
2015-06-05

Creating positive change in Angola

Creating positive change in Angola
Our mine action program in Angola has completed its second year of operations and while finishing up...
2015-05-25

Meet Lulu: Surviving TB and creating a legacy

Meet Lulu: Surviving TB and creating a legacy
A few years ago, Lulu was very ill . After being diagnosed with TB, she was put on treatment and rec...
2015-05-11

APOPO exhibition in Brussels

APOPO exhibition in Brussels
Saturday the 9th of May APOPO was invited to join the celebrations of Europe Day by holding an exhib...
2015-05-06

APOPO Moms in their own words

APOPO Moms in their own words
Mother's Day is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to honor that special person who broug...
2015-05-01

Forget Flowers. SuperMOMs love HeroRATs

Forget Flowers. SuperMOMs love HeroRATs
This Mother's Day you can make your Mom's day by giving an unforgettable gift that will create bette...
2015-04-28

Meet ethologist Dr. Roger Abrantes who worked with the HeroRATs

Meet ethologist Dr. Roger Abrantes who worked with the HeroRATs
Dr Roger Abrantes has trained APOPO's rat trainers, written our training manual, produced APOPO's tr...
2015-04-22

Manica Province declared free of known landmines

Manica Province declared free of known landmines
On 16 April 2015, the second to last mine-affected province in Mozambique was handed over in a cerem...
2015-04-16

HeroRATs join forces with Daniel Craig with "Licence to Save"

HeroRATs join forces with Daniel Craig with
APOPO and the HeroRATs are delighted to welcome actor Daniel Craig as the United Nation's very first...
2015-04-14

APOPO Geneva office to support HeroRATs in their global mission

APOPO Geneva office to support HeroRATs in their global mission
Last month APOPO registered the APOPO Foundation in Geneva, placing APOPO at the center of Internati...
2015-04-13

APOPO supports first large scale TB screening in Mozambican prisons

APOPO supports first large scale TB screening in Mozambican prisons
The National TB program of Mozambique has initiated a mass TB screening project in Mozambican prison...
2015-04-01

More than Mines – Bombs, bullets and rockets - what else we find

More than Mines – Bombs, bullets and rockets - what else we find
On 8 December 2005, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared that the 4th of April of eac...
2015-03-18

Reach, treat, cure – APOPO’s fight against TB on World TB Day

Reach, treat, cure – APOPO’s fight against TB on World TB Day
Tuberculosis is one of the world's main health challenges with an estimated 9 million new TB cases a...
2015-03-11

Minefields and playgrounds - Our work in Angola

Minefields and playgrounds - Our work in Angola
APOPO's mine action team in Angola is currently supporting the clearance of landmines in a residenti...
2015-03-10

A special moment - Meet our new US Director Charlie Richter

A special moment - Meet our new US Director Charlie Richter
Meet our new US Director We'd like to introduce you to Charlie Richter, our new US Director. Charli...
2015-03-03

Empowering women globally - International Women's Day

Empowering women globally - International Women's Day
This year's International Women's Day marks the 20-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and P...
2015-02-26

Mine Ban Treaty anniversary

Mine Ban Treaty anniversary
Sixteen years ago the Mine Ban Treaty entered into force. Through its mine-action work, APOPO, a mem...
2015-02-23

Some serious testing

Some serious testing
After two months of training in the 3-hole or scent discrimination stage, five future HeroRATs under...
2015-02-20

APOPO at Int. Mine Action Meeting

APOPO at Int. Mine Action Meeting
APOPO representatives have attended an international meeting, organized by the United Nations Inter-...
2015-02-17

30,000 square meters that matter

30,000 square meters that matter
Last week, our mine action teams in Mozambique arrived at a new task site in Manica Province. Ground...
2015-02-10

Back to work!

Back to work!
APOPO Angola staff all returned full of energy from their restful year-end break aiming to make this...
2015-02-06

Having our travel documents ready!

Having our travel documents ready!
When our mine detection rats finish their 9-months training and pass a final test at APOPO's trainin...
2015-02-03

Additional £25,000 in funding

Additional £25,000 in funding
We are delighted to announce that Players of the People's Postcode Lottery have awarded APOPO an add...
2015-01-28

APOPO #22 in the Top 500 NGOs

APOPO #22 in the Top 500 NGOs
APOPO Ranked #22 in the Global Geneva Top 500 NGOs rankings   APOPO is proud to announce it...
2015-01-27

Rainy Mozambique

Rainy Mozambique
The new year brings the heavy rains to Mozambique, and this January is particularly heavy with devas...
2015-01-26

Mozambique close to mine free

Mozambique close to mine free
Last year, APOPO supported the National Demining Institute of Mozambique (IND) at contaminated sites...
2015-01-19

Joining forces to fight TB

Joining forces to fight TB
Late last year five additional health centers began partnering with the APOPO TB center in Maputo, M...
2014-12-19

10,000 Landmines

10,000 Landmines
  Tete Province now free of known landmines In the final stretch leading up to the anti-perso...
2014-12-10

Human Rights 365

Human Rights 365
Every Day is Human Rights Day and today the United Nations reminds us that Human Rights apply to eac...
2014-12-05

Mine-Free world by 2025

 Mine-Free world by 2025
The new Landmine Monitor 2014 shows encouraging results of the fight against landmines and other exp...
2014-10-28

Rat reinforcements to Angola

  Today, 20 fully trained APOPO mine-detection HeroRATs will be setting off to support their...
2014-08-04

Cluster bomb treaty - 4th Anniversary

Cluster bomb treaty - 4th Anniversary
The 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions entered into force on 1 August 2010 and bans all use of clu...
2014-06-27

Maputo Review Conference

Maputo Review Conference
By Ashley Fitzpatrick, Apopo Mozambique, 27 June 2014   Wednesday saw Mozambique celebrating ...
2014-06-26

APOPO’s newest recruits

APOPO’s newest recruits
APOPO’s breeding center welcomed 9 new pups in 3 different nests about a month ago. Our future lif...
2014-06-24

The Conference Begins

The Conference Begins
  By Ashley Fitzpatrick, Apopo Mozambique   The Third Review conference was officially ...
2014-06-17

APOPO attends the Third Mine Ban Treaty Review Conference

APOPO attends the Third Mine Ban Treaty Review Conference
This week, from 23-27 June, APOPO delegates will be attending the Third Mine Ban Treaty Review Confe...
2014-04-02

APOPO expands to Vietnam and Lao PDR

APOPO expands to Vietnam and Lao PDR
The German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) has partnered with APOPO to provide funds  for APOPO t...
2014-03-20

World Tuberculosis Day 24 March 2014 - Reach the three million

World Tuberculosis Day 24 March 2014 - Reach the three million
Every year 9 million people globally are infected with tuberculosis (TB) yet about 3 million of thos...
2014-03-05

International Women's Day - Inspiring Change

International Women's Day - Inspiring Change
This Saturday is International Women’s Day and APOPO would like to take the opportunity to express...
2014-03-04

International Women's Day - Margarida Luis Sitoe

International Women's Day - Margarida Luis Sitoe
“My name is Margarida Luis Sitoe and I am a manual deminer for APOPO. This means that I use my met...
2014-03-04

International Women's Day - Nuelma Muhate

International Women's Day - Nuelma Muhate
"Rats are one of the cleverest and most intelligent species I know of. Many people people are surpri...
2014-02-12

HeroRats closer to Cambodia

HeroRats closer to Cambodia
APOPO is about to complete training and testing of 10 mine detection rats (MDR) in our tra...
2014-02-12

44% TB detection rate increase – APOPO Mozambique

44% TB detection rate increase – APOPO Mozambique
APOPO’s new TB clinic in Maputo has successfully managed to increase the TB case detection rate of...
2013-12-02

APOPO supports Meeting of states parties to the mine ban convention (2-5 December 2013)

APOPO supports Meeting of states parties to the mine ban convention (2-5 December 2013)
The Thirteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty (13MSP) started today in Geneva, Swi...
2013-12-02

APOPO honors International Day of Persons with disabilities, 3 December 2013

APOPO honors International Day of Persons with disabilities, 3 December 2013
The 3rd of December is International Day of Persons with disabilities. According to UN estimates, ov...
2013-11-26

APOPO signs MOU with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia

APOPO signs MOU with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia
In a meeting on the 25th of November at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperatio...
2013-10-24

Rats pass external accreditation test in Angola, now ready for deployment

Rats pass external accreditation test in Angola, now ready for deployment
APOPO’s mine detection rats that were dispatched to Angola earlier this year have passed the exter...
2013-10-18

APOPO takes part in The Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge

APOPO takes part in The Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge
APOPO has joined in the Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge, which will give our support...
2013-10-07

Mine Risk Education in Thailand

Mine Risk Education in Thailand
Thailand is affected by mines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), the result of conflicts on its bo...
2013-10-02

APOPO receives fund from Revuboè

APOPO receives fund from Revuboè
Our APOPO Mozambique programme received a 220,000 USD humanitarian fund (including the purchase of o...
2013-09-18

APOPO supports the universalization of the convention on cluster munitions

APOPO supports the universalization of the convention on cluster munitions
Friday 13 2013 saw the final day of the 4th Meeting of States Parties (4MSP) to the Convention on Cl...
2013-08-28

Ironman Ethan's Big Day!

Ironman Ethan's Big Day!
On Sunday 18th August, long-term APOPO and HeroRAT supporter Ethan Herschenfeld competed in the Mont...
2013-08-16

German ambassador to Thailand signs agreement in Bangkok

German ambassador to Thailand signs agreement in Bangkok
In a signing ceremony at the German Embassy in Bangkok on 14 August, 2013 His Excellency Ambassador ...
2013-07-08

Mine Risk Education (MRE) at the Thai-Cambodian border

Mine Risk Education (MRE) at the Thai-Cambodian border
 Mine Risk Education (MRE) is a life-saving activity conducted by APOPO –PRO teams with populatio...
2013-04-04

International Day for Mine Awareness: Innovation and Impact in Mine Action

International Day for Mine Awareness: Innovation and Impact in Mine Action
There are currently 66 countries and 7 territories around the world that are affected by landmines a...
2013-01-26

APOPO ranks #11 on The Global Journal Top 100 NGOs list

APOPO ranks #11 on The Global Journal Top 100 NGOs list
The Global Journal has published its 2013 list of the 'Top 100 NGOs', and APOPO is ranked 11 overall...
2012-12-27

Gaza province declared Mine-free a year before the deadline.

Gaza province declared Mine-free a year before the deadline.
APOPO the sole demining operator for the Gaza province has handed over a mine-free community to the ...
2012-12-15

Stakeholders' workshop for TB operations in Tanzania

Stakeholders' workshop for TB operations in Tanzania
APOPO conducted an information session and workshop for its stakeholders in Morogoro on 15 December ...
2012-12-05

Mine Detection Rats commence training and detection work in Angola

Mine Detection Rats commence training and detection work in Angola
15 trained rats that were recently sent to strengthen APOPO's Angola Mine Action Program have starte...
2012-12-04

APOPO Partners with Local Group to Improve Follow Up

APOPO Partners with Local Group to Improve Follow Up
APOPO has entered a partnership with MKUTA in order to increase patient notification to 90% by the e...
2012-11-05

APOPO Improves Its TB Detection Process

 APOPO Improves Its TB Detection Process
Experiments by APOPO's behavioral research team have led to a way to increase productivity, decrease...
2012-10-26

Mozambique TB Team Deployed

 Mozambique TB Team Deployed
As part of the expansion of APOPO's Tuberculosis Detection Program division into Mozambique, three t...
2012-10-16

Mozambique Mine Action Has A New Ladies Team

Mozambique Mine Action Has A New Ladies Team
APOPO's Mine Action Program in Mozambique has a brand new all ladies demining team recruited to cont...
2012-09-28

APOPO signs an MOU with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)

APOPO signs an MOU with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)
CMAC and APOPO have agreed to work on a project for supporting the implementation of two CMAC Baseli...
2012-08-17

Cycling For A Cause

Cycling For A Cause
August 20th APOPO will be represented by the Sosense cycling team as it makes its way along the Haut...
2012-07-18

Our Growing List of Publications

Our Growing List of Publications
From our Research & Development headquarters in Morogoro, Tanzania, we are pleased to have three...
2012-06-30

Only the Brave Foundation sponsor 50 HeroRATs!

Only the Brave Foundation sponsor 50 HeroRATs!
We are very happy to report that the Only the Brave Foundation has agreed to support 50 Detection Ra...
2012-06-15

APOPO Mine Action starts up in Angola

APOPO Mine Action starts up in Angola
APOPO has partnered with Norwegian Peoples Aid (NPA) in Angola to provide 40 Mine Detection Rats (MD...
2012-05-31

2,500 lives changed and counting

2,500 lives changed and counting
2,500. That?s the number of lives that have been changed since starting our unique Tuberculosis Det...
2012-04-27

APOPO welcomes TeKimiti Gilbert as Head of Mine Action

APOPO welcomes TeKimiti Gilbert as Head of Mine Action
APOPO is pleased to announce that we have welcomed a new Head of Mine Action to our team. TeKimiti G...
2012-04-04

Measuring APOPO's impact on International day for Mine Awareness

Measuring APOPO's impact on International day for Mine Awareness
April 4th marks International Day for Mine Awareness, and APOPO remains dedicated to our mission of ...
2012-04-01

APOPO's 2011 Annual Report now available

APOPO's 2011 Annual Report now available
To read more about our success and challenges in 2011, please click here to download our latest Annu...
2012-02-25

Dr. Jane Goodall pays a visit to APOPO

Dr. Jane Goodall pays a visit to APOPO
Internationally renowned primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall spent a morning with the...
2012-02-22

Surveying the Thai-Cambodian border

Surveying the Thai-Cambodian border
Along the Thai-Cambodian border, the APOPO-PRO survey teams have now detailed more than 50 million s...
2012-02-15

A life affected by APOPO's work

A life affected by APOPO's work
Azarias is one of many people affected by landmines in Mozambique. In 1981, he lost his right leg af...
2012-02-01

Add a little Mojo, or say it with a Blossom, this Valentine's Day

Add a little Mojo, or say it with a Blossom, this Valentine's Day
February 14th is a day dedicated to love: romantic love, familial love, and friendly love. But who&r...
2012-01-27

APOPO ranks 24th in global list of the Top 100 NGOs

APOPO ranks 24th in global list of the Top 100 NGOs
This month, The Global Journal published its inaugural “Top 100 Best NGOs” list, the fir...
2012-01-25

KKNH sponsors "Elvis" the HeroRAT

KKNH sponsors
The mission of German NGO Kriegskindernothilfe (KKNH) is to provide emergency aid for child victims ...
2012-01-10

TB Workshop a top success

TB Workshop a top success
In December, APOPO held a successful TB workshop at our headquarters in Tanzania. Representatives of...
2012-01-02

APOPO HQ: Training, Research, and Development

APOPO HQ: Training, Research, and Development
This year, our HeroRAT Headquarters in Morogoro, Tanzania, continued transforming ordinary African g...
2011-12-30

TB Detection: Saving Lives, Crossing Borders

TB Detection: Saving Lives, Crossing Borders
Our Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Program, based at our headquarters in Morogoro, Tanzania, served as ...
2011-12-29

APOPO-PRO Progress in Thailand

APOPO-PRO Progress in Thailand
Our Thailand Mine Action Program headed into the field for the first time in 2011. Equipped with 25 ...
2011-12-22

Mozambique Mine Action Achievements

Mozambique Mine Action Achievements
This year was filled with milestones for our Mozambique Mine Action Program. Thanks to the intrepid ...
2011-12-18

Give a rat, help save lives this holiday season!

Give a rat, help save lives this holiday season!
Move over, Kindle and iPad: this season?s hottest holiday gifts have four legs, long tails, and snif...
2011-12-15

HeroRATs are Second Winners in McKinsey's Social Innovation Video Contest

HeroRATs are Second Winners in McKinsey's Social Innovation Video Contest
After 10 days of voting, with over 5,000 votes cast and thousands of supportive Tweets and Facebook ...
2011-12-01

Vote for HeroRATs in the McKinsey Social Innovation Video Contest!

Vote for HeroRATs in the McKinsey Social Innovation Video Contest!
The HeroRATs’ skill at hamming it up for the camera has paid off: we’re excited to annou...
2011-11-26

A mine action milestone for Mozambique

A mine action milestone for Mozambique
As the year is drawing to a close, so too are our team?s Mine Action efforts in the Gaza Province of...
2011-11-10

"Poppies for Peace" sprouts support for APOPO

It’s a beautiful garden for a great cause: the Klaprozen voor Vrede (“Poppies for Peace&...
2011-11-07

Ashoka Globalizer Summit steps up social change

Ashoka Globalizer Summit steps up social change
Between 5 – 7 November, APOPO’s Founder, Bart Weetjens, along with 14 other Ashoka Fello...
2011-10-25

TB sniffing rats on the move to Mozambique

TB sniffing rats on the move to Mozambique
In an exciting new development, APOPO?s proposal to expand our Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Program i...
2011-10-18

Thailand Mine Action Program update

Thailand Mine Action Program update
A mine action workshop on ?Enhanced Operational Approaches through the Application of Land Release M...
2011-10-17

TakePart feature: A Nose Knows

TakePart feature: A Nose Knows
TakePart travelled to the Skoll World Forum in England earlier this year, to pick the brains of the ...
2011-10-12

Raising a GOOD question about giant rats in Thailand

Raising a GOOD question about giant rats in Thailand
One good thing a day – that’s the promise of GOOD. Over 180,000 online subscribers recei...
2011-10-10

Tanzania's Uhuru 50th Anniversary

Tanzania's Uhuru 50th Anniversary
Earlier this month, APOPO’s HeroRATs stepped out to join the celebrations of Tanzania’s ...
2011-10-07

Section Commander killed in accidental mine blast in Mozambique

Section Commander killed in accidental mine blast in Mozambique
One of APOPO’s Section Commanders in Mozambique, Zarco Mangana Matambo, was killed in an anti-...
2011-10-04

Good Gifts Catalogue: for gifts that really count

Good Gifts Catalogue: for gifts that really count
For the savvy shopper who is looking for a gift that gives back, look no further than this year&rsqu...
2011-10-01

Curbing the spread of TB, one sniff at a time

Curbing the spread of TB, one sniff at a time
Our Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Program, based in Tanzania, continues to slow the spread of TB thank...
2011-10-01

Schnüffelnd die Ausbreitung von TBC eindämmen

Schnüffelnd die Ausbreitung von TBC eindämmen
Die Mitarbeiter und Spürratten in unserem Tuberkuloseerkennungsprogramm in Tansania arbeiten we...
2011-09-23

Ashoka Team visits HeroRAT HQ in Tanzania

Ashoka Team visits HeroRAT HQ in Tanzania
Earlier in the month, APOPO was honored to host a visit from two members of Ashoka’s team. Val...
2011-09-19

An interview with APOPO's founder airs on Radio ABC Melbourne

An interview with APOPO's founder airs on Radio ABC Melbourne
Radio 774 ABC Melbourne chatted with our founder, Bart Weetjens, during their show on September...
2011-09-16

HeroRATs featured on Discovery Canada's "Daily Planet"

HeroRATs featured on Discovery Canada's
On September 15, audiences of Discovery Canada’s “Daily Planet” were treated to an...
2011-09-02

Making the move: Mozambique to Thailand

Making the move: Mozambique to Thailand
Andrew Sully, our previous Mozambique Program Manager, made the move to Thailand last month to lead ...
2011-08-29

A new addition to our Mine Action team

A new addition to our Mine Action team
Tesfazghi Tewelde (or Tess, for short) recently landed in Mozambique to take up the role of Program ...
2011-08-29

Verstärkung für unser Minenräumungsteam in Mosambik

Verstärkung für unser Minenräumungsteam in Mosambik
Tesfazghi Tewelde (kurz: Tess) ist vor kurzem in Mosambik gelandet, um die Position des Programmmana...
2011-08-22

2.6 million meters cleared & counting

2.6 million meters cleared & counting
APOPO’s Mine Action team in Mozambique has ensured the safe return of over 2.6 million square ...
2011-08-19

Selemani & Abdullah: Looking back

Selemani & Abdullah: Looking back
HeroRAT trainers Selemani and Abdullah have each been working with APOPO for nearly nine years, and ...
2011-08-15

Subiaco Rotaract Club goes wild for HeroRATs

Subiaco Rotaract Club goes wild for HeroRATs
On the evening of August 12, more than 200 revelers joined the Rotaract Club of Subiaco in Western A...
2011-08-15

Der 'Subiaco Rotaract Club' außer Rand und Band ? für die HeroRATs

Der 'Subiaco Rotaract Club' außer Rand und Band ? für die HeroRATs
Am Abend des 12. August kamen mehr als 200 Nachtschwärmer zum Rotaract Club of Subiaco in Westaustr...
2011-08-05

TMAC visits APOPO-PRO operations in Trat

TMAC visits APOPO-PRO operations in Trat
Between the 20th and 22nd of July, TMAC (Thailand Mine Action Center) invited representatives from t...
2011-08-01

New Developments in our TB Detection Program

New Developments in our TB Detection Program
Our Tuberculosis Detection Center here in Tanzania continues to make great progress ? proving that o...
2011-07-30

Join us on betterplace.org!

Join us on betterplace.org!
We recently joined betterplace.org, a platform which connects people (or in our case, rats!) in need...
2011-07-21

Our 2010 TB detection results published in the Pan African Medical Journal

Our 2010 TB detection results published in the Pan African Medical Journal
In 2010, APOPO’s tuberculosis (TB) detection rats screened 26,665 sputum samples from 12,329 p...
2011-07-11

APOPO nominated for a Katerva Award

APOPO nominated for a Katerva Award
The APOPO team is proud to announce that our work has been nominated for a Katerva Award! Katerva, a...
2011-07-04

On the Up team profiles APOPO's founder

On the Up team profiles APOPO's founder
On June 15th, APOPO and the HeroRATs welcomed intrepid social entrepreneurs, Rob and Nikki Wilson, t...
2011-06-20

Mozambique Mine Action Update

Mozambique Mine Action Update
Our Mozambique Mine Action team continues to achieve great results, as our HeroRATs spend their days...
2011-06-17

Give a rat. Help save lives.

Give a rat. Help save lives.
Looking for a unique gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Give him a HeroRAT adoption and help...
2011-06-13

APOPO honored with a visit of royalty

APOPO honored with a visit of royalty
On June 5, APOPO was delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium to our headq...
2011-06-01

Thailand program update

Thailand program update
APOPO´s newly established project in Thailand, conducting non-technical and technical survey a...
2011-05-20

HeroRATs on RNW's Earth Beat

HeroRATs on RNW's Earth Beat
Earth Beat - War (Source: Radio Netherlands Worldwide) - APOPO's mine detection HeroRATs are feature...
2011-05-12

APOPO announces visit of HRH Princess Astrid

APOPO announces visit of HRH Princess Astrid
APOPO is honored to host the upcoming visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, and he...
2011-05-06

Download our 2010 Annual Report

Download our 2010 Annual Report
Read all about the exciting progress of APOPO and the HeroRATs in 2010: download our latest Annual R...
2011-04-11

Trendsetting APOPO at the WCMP

Trendsetting APOPO at the WCMP
APOPO founder, Bart Weetjens, spread the word about the great work our HeroRATs are doing at the Wor...
2011-04-04

Collaborative action at Skoll World Forum

Collaborative action at Skoll World Forum
APOPO's HeroRATs were represented by our founder, Bart Weetjens, at this year's Skoll World Forum (S...
2011-03-28

APOPO's Board meets in Belgium

APOPO's Board meets in Belgium
APOPO's Board met in Belgium to discuss the outcomes of our recent Strategic Planning Week at our he...
2011-03-21

Candles for Peace help train heroes

Candles for Peace help train heroes
A special thank you to all members of the Pax Christi Peace Group in Gelnhausen, Germany, for their ...
2011-03-14

APOPO-PRO Thailand project takes off

APOPO-PRO Thailand project takes off
APOPO has made significant progress in setting up our Thailand Mine Action Program, with the support...
2011-03-07

Full accreditation for our newest heroes

Full accreditation for our newest heroes
Congratulations are in order for five handlers and seven HeroRATs in Mozambique! In order to prepare...
2011-02-28

Mozambique Mine Action results in 2011

Mozambique Mine Action results in 2011
APOPO and the HeroRAT team in Mozambique are off to a great start for 2011! So far, we've cleared ov...
2011-02-21

Newest Additions to APOPO

Newest Additions to APOPO
APOPO is thrilled to welcome the latest additions to the HeroRAT team here in Tanzania: Amani Mwaka...
2011-01-20

Rats vital in curbing spread of TB

Rats vital in curbing spread of TB
Almost 5,000 people die from tuberculosis (TB) every day and drug-resistant TB is spreading quickly ...