LAHORE - The Centre of Educational Policy and Administration of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences organised a one-day training workshop on “Future Challenges in Veterinary Teaching” on Friday.

The workshop aimed to suggest revisions and modifications in the curriculum of veterinary education keeping in view the current needs for livestock and related sectors. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the concluding session while CEPA President Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad, Prof Dr Khushi Muhammad, Prof Dr Habib-ur-Rehman, Dr Hafsa Zainab and other faculty members attended.

In his addressed, the Vice-Chancellor stressed that the curriculum of veterinary sciences professional degree programs should be regularly updated. He said that commercial setups of poultry, dairy and meat units provide an extensive learning opportunity for undergraduate students. He lauded the efforts of CEPA in organizing such informative workshops. He advised teachers to arrange student visits to farmhouses for updating their field knowledge.

Prof Dr Irshad Hussain delivered a lecture on Future Challenges in Veterinary Teaching. He talked about various aspects of innovative veterinary curriculum and shared his experiences and knowledge with the UVAS faculty members.

He spoke about the postmortem techniques, cattle necropsy, meat hygiene, papillary light reflex pathway, integrity of nerves, mummery gland tumor, anatomy, skin, muscles, spay and neuter anatomy, reproduction anatomy, histology, microbiology, rabies/dog bites, epidemiology, clinical procedure etc.