Collaborative research in human, vet sciences needed: Vohra

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Jammu, Feb 2 (PTI) J-K Governor N N Vohra todaystressed the need for undertaking collaborative research inhuman and veterinary sciences for evolving integratedapproaches to deal effectively with zoonoses.

He was addressing the inaugural session of the annualCongress of the Indian Society for Advancement of CaninePractice (ISACP) organised as Sher-e-Kashmir University ofAgricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Jammu, incollaboration with ISACP, here.

Vohra, who is the Chancellor of the University,observed that we need to identify areas of common researchbenefiting human population as well as the animals.

The governor said that with the advancement offrontiers of science there is need for area-wisespecialisation in veterinary sciences.

He cited the growing challenge posed by zoonoses -animal diseases that people can catch.

Later, the Governor presented awards to a number ofdistinguished participants for the laudable work done by themin the varied fields of veterinary sciences.

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