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UVAS holds consultative meeting on biorisk management

LAHORE (20-06-22): Health Security Partner (HSP) team members led by Director Programme Health Security Partner (HSP) Dr Javed Khan and Former Animal Husbandry Commissioner Dr Qurban along with team members visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad and sought collaboration with UVAS on bio-risk management.

Meanwhile a detailed meeting was held in syndicate room with HSP delegation on biorisk management. Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad chaired the meeting while Director University Diagnostic Lab Prof Dr Aamir Ghafoor Bajwa and number of veterinarians/microbiologists from HSP were present.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Nasim said that UVAS is a national institute working closely with livestock, dairy, poultry, meat and food industries. He said UVAS door always open for the technical assistance of veterinary professionals to solving their issues. Earlier, he also spoke about the history of UVAS, various degree programmes, research, training and services of UVAS. Prof Dr Aamir Ghafoor Bajwa said that UVAS diagnostic laboratories is fully functional and provide diagnostic facilities to the livestock farming community to save their animals from deadly disease.

Later, Dr Javed khan said that Health Security Partner (HSP) working on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR), bio-risk management, biosafety, sample collection and its transportation with different national and international organizations. He said the purpose of HSP team visit was to collaborate with UVAS especially in the area of biorisk management.