Interface meet on “Companion Animal- Infection and Zoonoses

COHEART in collaboration with IVA (Kerala) and Kozhikode Corporation commemorated World Zoonoses Day- 2018 at Tagore Centenary Hall, Kozhikode. The inaugural function was graced by the presence of Shri. A.K. Saseendran, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, Govt. of Kerala, Shri. Thottathil Raveendran, Mayor, Kozhikode Corporation and Shri. A. Pradeep Kumar M.L.A. COHEART’s role was to conduct the interface meet discussion on the theme Companion Animal- Infection and Zoonoses.   For this a session on ‘Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses: Prevention is the best medicine’ was handled by Dr. Ajith Bhaskar, Professor & Head at Malabar Medical College. Dr. (Maj.) Sudheesh S. Nair, Assistant Professor at Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology from College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Mannuthy delivered the lecture on “Behaviour patterns & Aggressive nature of dogs”. Dr. Jess Vergis handled the topic ‘Emerging Zoonoses: Where do we stand?’ The seminar was attended by around 386 Upper Primary and High School students from various educational institutions in and around Kozhikode as well as 88 Veterinarians of the state.

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