One Health conference begins at UVAS

LAHORE:November 14: The College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (CVAS) Jhang, a Sub Campus of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC), Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) and Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) organised a 3-day International One Health Conference at UVAS City Campus Lahore. Construction of CUVAS to be completed Primary and Secondary Healthcare Minister Khawaja Imran Nazeer presided over the inaugural session of the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Nazeer said that a multi-sector approach was needed to ensure human health. He said the Punjab government was working actively to control deadly diseases like hepatitis and Congo virus. “Now the government’s focus is on prevention of diseases,” he said, adding that Punjab government was inaugurating a state-of-the-art kidney and liver transplant center in Lahore on December 25.Published in The Express Tribune, November 14th, 2017.

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