On 6th July 2021, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema organized a one-day webinar on “Impact of Zoonotic Diseases on Human Health and its Control Measures’’ on the occasion of “World Zoonosis Day”. This webinar was organized as a part of the capacity-building program with the objectives to educate and to create awareness to the stakeholders about Zoonotic diseases which are transmissible from animals to human beings and its control measures. At the outset, Dr. M.H. Khan, Honourable Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland welcomed all the participants and emphasized the need of breaking the transmission cycle of zoonotic diseases. Dr. S. Mukherjee, Associate Professor Head, College of Veterinary Science, Jalukie, Dr. Vivek Joshiii, and Dr. Jayanta Chamuah, Scientists, ICAR-NRC Mithun acted as a resource person and delivered their lectures on viral, bacterial, and parasitic zoonotic diseases and made a detailed discussion on adoption of control measures. The presentation was followed by an interactive session to discuss the about control measures of zoonosis in India.
The Workshop was attended by the staff and scientists of ICAR-NRC on Mithun and Scientists from NDRI, Karnal, KVK Phek; KVK Peren, and KVK Longleng. Dr. Kobu Khate, CTO anchored the program and pronounced the vote of thanks.