College of veterinary medicine at Baghdad university participates in an international conference on the role of science in service of animal health and community
College of veterinary medicine at the university of Baghdad participated in the 4th international scientific conference organized by the college of veterinary medicine at the university of Basra under the slogan “veterinary medicine in the service of livestock and community health”. The participation of the university in this conference was represented by a number of valuable scientific researches in different veterinary sciences where assistant professor Dr. Amer Marham al-Amri, associate dean for student affairs and registration as representative of the dean of the college of veterinary medicine at the university of Baghdad and accompanied by renowned professors and researchers. Statements were delivered at the conference in different specializations such as basic science, clinical veterinary sciences and veterinary science in internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics, microbiology and parasitology, poultry diseases, public health, environmental pollution, heredity, genetics and biotechnologies. The Conference aims at supporting the Iraqi economy through paying attention to livestock where the researches participated in the conference reached at (48) researches in number divided into three themes: (21) researches in basic sciences, (19) researches in veterinary science and (8) researches in environmental pollution and community health. The proportion of the participating researches was 68%, from the universities of Baghdad, Diyala, Sulaimaniyah and Salahuddin, Mosul, Al-Qadisiyah, Wasit, Kufa, al-Nahrin, Dhi Qar as well as researchers from the ministry of science and technology. The conference has had a significant impact since it submitted a set of recommendations that called for the establishment of an association of veterinary medicine, opening up to world medical colleges, developing curricula, celebrating the veterinarian day and supporting his role for its effect on the reality of livestock in Iraq which would be positively reflected in return on the Iraqi economy.