SARAH Programme Manager
Dr Helen Byrnes is the current VBB Program Co-ordinator for the Sikkim Anti-Rabies and Animal Health (SARAH) Program. She works closely with the local co-ordinator Dr Thinlay Bhutia in the management of the program. Helen currently now also holds a position on the VBB Board of directors.
Helen joined VBB in 2006 when she volunteered in the SARAH Progra. She subsequently volunteered in VBB’s Ladakh and Bylakuppe projects before taking on her current roles.
Helen graduated with first class honours in veterinary science from University of Queensland in 1988 and subsequently completed a Bachelor of Medical Studies and Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice. She is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in pharmacology. Helen has two private veterinary practices in Brisbane, Australia.