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World Veterinary Day-2017 observed in Tripura
TIWN April 29, 2017
World Veterinary Day-2017 observed in Tripura
PHOTO : Minister Aghore Debbarma inaugurating World Veterinary Day. TIWN Pic April 29

AGARTALA, April 29 (TIWN): With the initiative of Tripura veterinary council in collaboration with Tripura Veterinary doctors association organised one day seminar on continuing education with a one health focus as a part of the celebration of world veterinary day at Pragna Bhawan.

The program was inaugurated by Agriculture minister Aghore debbarma in presence of other dignitaries.

On this occasion the veterinary profession highlights its various contributions to the animal welfare, food safety, and food security, safe world trade in animals and animal products as well as protecting public health.

The WVA (World Veterinary Association) and IOE (World Organization for Animal Health) chose a theme for WVD every year. The chosen theme of the WVD, 2016 is ‘Continuing education with a one health focus’ and WVD, 2016 was celebrated on the 30th April, 2016.

The important role of Veterinarians is to care about the health and well- being of animals, people, and the environment we share together because animals affect human health. The emergence and re-emergence of unexpected sanitary events is accelerating in the present era of globalization and it is estimated that five new emerging infectious human diseases appear each year, of which three are zoonotic.

The theme for the 2016 World Veterinary Day, celebrated on 30th April 2016, is “Continuing Education with a One Health Focus”. The World Veterinary Day Award is prepared by the WVA and the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE). 


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