Public Health Division, IVRI Izatnagar

AboutPublic Health Division

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The Division of Veterinary Public Health was established in the year 1971 with the main objective of applying professional veterinary skills, knowledge and resources for solving the human health problems with the ultimate goal of protection and improvement of human health. Division of VPH had the honour of serving as the FAO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Veterinary Public Health for South-east Asia region (1985-1997) and as a registered source of environmental information under INFOTERRA (1992-1998), United Nations Environment Programme. The Division has the distinction of being recognized as a Nodal agency for organizing scientific meetings on behalf of WHO/FAO as well as publication and dissemination of information and assistance to WHO/FAO programme