Health Desk--20 Sep’18: A two-day conference titled ‘4th National Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Intern Research Conference-2018’ began at Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in the port city Chattogram on Wednesday.
Fisheries and Livestock Ministry Secretary Md Raisul Alam Mondal was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the conference with CVASU Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Goutam Buddha Das in the chair at the university auditorium. With the theme of ‘Veterinary Internship Programme Trajectory: Quest for a Framework of Sustainable Coordination and Progressive Improvement,’ some 150 people from home and abroad are taking part in the conference.
Chittagong Medical University VC Prof Dr Ismail Khan, Department of Livestock Services Director General Dr Hiresh Ranjan Bhowmik, FAO Senior Technical Advisor to Bangladesh and CVASU founding VC Professor Nitish Chandra Debnath, the CVASU Veterinary Medicine faculty Dean Prof Md Abdul Halim, External Affairs Director Professor Dr AKM Saifuddin and USA’s Tufts University teacher Dr Gregory M Wolfus addressed the programme as special guests.
Addressing the programme, Raisul Alam suggested following unique guidelines for higher educational institutions to develop equally skilled manpower in the country. Putting up bright future of medicine industry in the country, the secretary advised the interns not to prescribe the low-quality medicine after being convinced by the agents.
A total of 40 articles will be presented at the conference while Dr Nitish and CVASU project leader Prof Dr Md Ahasanul Hoque will present the key-note paper.