UVAS holds ‘int’l conference on rabies awareness, control’

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Staff Reporter

The Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organized a daylong “International Virtual Conference on Rabies Awareness and its Control” here.

More than 250 participants from five countries (Indonesia, USA, Somalia, Kazakhstan, India participated in the conference.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad presided over the inaugural session of the conference while Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani and a number of academicians, practicing vets, researchers, professionals, UVAS faculty members and students were joined conference through video link.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad urged the need of effective control measures against rabies in animals as well as in human population.

Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani said that integrated management approaches including public awareness and use of innovative technology are the need of hour and it is also important to overcome the barriers of control like religious and social factors along with training of human resource must be given priority in government policy.

 

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