World Veterinary Day commemoration

On the last Saturday every year, the global veterinary community, come together to commemorate World Veterinary Day. Created by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA), World Veterinary Day is primarily meant for creating public awareness about the significant roles the Veterinarians need to undertake in the society.

COHEART associated with Kerala Government Veterinary Officers Association in commemorating World Veterinary Day- 2016 at Bolgatty Palace, Ernakulam. The seminar was on the theme topic “Continuing Veterinary Education with a One Health Focus” on 30th April, 2016 at Bolgatty Palace Resort  s, Ernakulam. The commemorations were inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Mr. Kemal Pasha of High Court of Kerala and Shri. Rajamanikyam IAS, District Collector, Ernakulam delivered the key note address. Dr. Vinod V.K. and Dr. Jess Vergis represented COHEART and Dr. Jess Vergis handled a session on “One Health: History, needs and Indian Perspective” and have also briefed about COHEART activities. 

World Veterinary Day Celebrations, 2017 was celebrated as a week long program from April 29th to May 5th, 2017 by Indian Veterinary Association, Pookode Unit, COHEART & Students Union, CVAS, Pookode. The program included

Essay competition for BVSc & AH students on the topic “Antimicrobial Resistance in Veterinary Practice”

Poster Making Competition on the topic -“Animal Welfare”.

Technical session on Anti-Microbial resistance- Awareness to action by Dr Prejit, and another session on Leadership and communication skills by Dr Magnus Paul, Asst Prof. Dept of ARGO.

Farmers Seminar- Sessions were handled by Dr. Vinu David on Scienific Dairy Cattle Management and By Dr. John Abraham on the Key Points for improving the dairy farm conditions”

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