2-days International Workshop On ‘Animal Handling And Modeling’ Begins At UVAS

2-days international workshop on ‘Animal Handling and Modeling’ begins at UVAS

The Department of Physiology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC),Hajvery University Pakistan and University of Cambridge UK organised a two-day International workshop on “Animal Handling and Modeling” here in City Campus on Wednesday

LAHORE (Pakistan Point News - 19th Dec, 2018 ) The Department of Physiology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC),Hajvery University Pakistan and University of Cambridge UK organised a two-day International workshop on “Animal Handling and Modeling” here in City Campus on Wednesday.

Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof DrMasoodRabbanipresided over the inaugural session of the workshop while Dean Faculty of Bio Sciences Prof DrHabib-ur-Rehman, Operational Director Department of Clinical Neurosciences from University of Cambridge UKDrSohailEjaz, DrImtiazRabbaniand postgraduate students, professionals related to veterinary & animal sciences and medical sciences and experts from different countries, including the United Kingdome (UK), the Philippine, South Korea and also from different institutions all overPakistan were present. Speaking on the occasion, Prof DrMasoodRabbani said that for the prevention of diseases and research in animals it is direly needed to follow the international standards and protocols regarding how to handlelaboratory animals, their humane handling and collection of blood samples under the umbrella of one health. He said that for researchers animals’ health is on priority while conducting different experiments. He said such workshops are beneficial for professional learning of the latest methods of research and innovative knowledge. Prof DrHabib-ur-Rehman presented the vote of thanks. Speaking about the workshop objectives, DrImtiazRabbanisaid the aim of the workshop was to train participants on animal handling for different diseases module. He threw light on internationally accepted standards andproceduresof research on animals. Various aspects will be discussed during the workshop related to introduction of lab animals and diseases of animals, scientific and ethical procedures for lab animals, humane method of killing, personal health and safety animal handling and generals procedures etc.