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  8th international conference on conservation medicine "One health in Asia-Pacific"

15 au 19 Octobre 2015, Yangon, Myanmar

mardi 25 août 2015, par Sylvie.Laidebeure

Programme :

15th October 2015 Pre-congress Educational Workshop

“One Health Education in Asia-Pacific”

University of Veterinary Science, Yezin, Naypidaw, Myanmar.

Warmly welcoming the participations from Myanmar veterinary students, zoo veterinarians and anyone who are interested to join the “One Health Education in Asia-Pacific” workshop at UVS. This workshop is generously supported by FAVA, Gifu University and UVS.

Title : The Significance of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (Conservation Medicine) in Asia

Time : 09:00-15:00

Venue : Lecture Theatre, University of Veterinary Science (UVS), Yezin, Naypidaw (

Objective :

Education on zoo and wildlife medicine in Asia is not always perfect, and its significance has sometimes been ignored, which needs to be addressed. This annual meeting of ASCM will features a pre-conference event with international specialists as an introduction to zoo and wildlife medicine. The main expecting participants will be veterinary students from the University of Veterinary Science (UVS) and veterinarians from Myanmar zoos (Naypidaw Zoo) and wildlife rescue centers. This educational symposium will be held owing to the strong support from FAVA.

Welcome Speech :

• Prof. Dr. Mar Mar Win, Rector, University of Veterinary Science

• OIE Regional Representative for Asia region

• Assoc.Prof. Achariya Sailasuta (Secretary General, Federation of Asian Veterinary Association, FAVA)

Lectures (Tentative) :

• Introduction of Wildlife Medicine (Dr. Toshio Tsubota, Hokkaido University, Japan) Introduction of Zoo Medicine (Dr. Paolo Martelli, Ocean Park Corporation, Hong Kong)

• Application of wildlife medicine for the human society (Dr. Toshio Mizoguchi, Fukushima Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Japan)

• General Concept for Conservation Medicine (Dr. Pam Whiteley, The University of Melbourne, Australia)

• Conservation of Wildlife in Myanmar (Dr. Khyne U Mar, ASCM Advisor, Myanmar)

• One Health Education in Asia (Prof. Dr. Junpei Kimura, ASCM Secretary General)

17th and 18th October 2015 Annual ASCM International Conference

Natural History Museum in Yangon Zoological Garden, Ken Yeik Thar Street, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Expected session for this year ASCM meeting :

1. ASCM-WDA Joint Session for Asian Wildlife Diseases Surveillance :

• Mycobacteriosis in zoo and wild animals Chaired by Dr. Wada and Dr. Ye Htut Aung

• Prospects to establish wildlife diseases surveillance systems in Asia

• A collaboration between ASCM and WDA for wildlife diseases surveillance in Asia ; a report for 64th Annual meeting of WDA in Brisbane, Australia

2. Asian Bear Symposium

Organized by Prof. Toshio Tsubota (

3. Management and Conservation of Asian Elephant

4. Non-human Primate

5. Aquatic Medicine

6. Networking of Zoo Veterinarian

Organized by Dr. Kazutoshi Takami (

7. Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

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