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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS ON POULTRY HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm   Dennis V. Umali, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines Los Baños   Biosensors and wearable technologies are increasingly becoming important for poultry health management. On-site sensors can provide reliable data…

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INITIATIVES OF THE NATIONAL ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

INITIATIVES OF THE NATIONAL ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE (AMR) PROGRAMME – ANIMAL HEALTH SECTOR IN THE PHILIPPINES Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:15 pm – 4:!5 pm   Stephani Marie U. Rada Animal Health and Welfare Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture   Correspondence: stephyrada@gmail.com/iamresponsibleph2019@gmail.com   The inappropriate use of antimicrobials has led to the accelerated emergence of a growing public…

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UPDATES ON AVIAN INFLUENZA

UPDATES ON AVIAN INFLUENZA Friday, October 18, 2019, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Janice S. Garcia Animal Health and Welfare Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture   Correspondence: janice.sabagay@outlook.com   On August 11, 2017, the Philippines has officially declared the first occurrence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in the country, and this was reported to the…

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THE BOON AND BANE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

THE BOON AND BANE OF SOCIAL MEDIA: VETERINARIAN’S DILEMMA Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Rodel Jonathan S. Vitor II Laboratory of Veterinary Pathophysiology and Animal Health, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo   Correspondence: rodeljonathan.vitor@gmail.com   Nowadays, the speed of information transmission has become a dilemma, including in veterinary practice.…

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ENDOPARASITE CONTROL: WHY THE TROPICS MATTER

ENDOPARASITE CONTROL: WHY THE TROPICS MATTER Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm   Lester Louis L. Lopez   Professional academic and research organizations have established guidelines on endoparasite treatment and prevention for the European region and the Americas, with emphasis on managing disease spread and contamination in between regions and species (animals and humans). Recently, a similar…

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UPDATES ON THE APPLICATIONS OF LASER MODALITIES

UPDATES ON THE APPLICATIONS OF LASER MODALITIES IN VETERINARY MEDICINE Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm   Maria Judith Del Rosario-Yap   Correspondence: judithyap2002@yahoo.com   The use of laser in veterinary medicine is gaining popularity. However, economic aspects of the profession, as well as questionable returns on investment, have limited laser applications primarily to the academic community,…

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UPDATES ON AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

UPDATES ON AFRICAN SWINE FEVER Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm   May M. Magno National Veterinary Quarantine Services Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture   Correspondence: meks96@yahoo.com   As with the rest of ASEAN Member Countries, the Philippines is presently facing a looming threat of potential incursion of African Swine Fever (ASF) due to…

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INVENTORY MANAGEMENT FOR VETERINARY CLINICS

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT FOR VETERINARY CLINICS Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm   Michael Valduin G. Banawa Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Phils. Inc   Correspondence: michael_valduin.banawa@boehringer-ingelheim.com   Inventories are the goods and materials that a business holds for sale to a customer in the near future. If we are going to look at a business in general, inventory…

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CARDIAC INDICES IN THORACIC RADIOGRAPH

CARDIAC INDICES IN THORACIC RADIOGRAPH EVALUATION OF DOGS WITH HEARTWORM INFECTION Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm   Arville Mar Gregorio A. Pajas Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines, Los Baños   Correspondence: aapajas@up.edu.ph   One of the most common cardiac assessment tools using thoracic radiography in small animal practice…

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COMPARISON BETWEEN SALIVARY FERNING

COMPARISON BETWEEN SALIVARY FERNING AND VAGINAL CYTOLOGY IN RELATION TO CONCEPTION IN ISLAND-BRED DOGS (Canis familiaris) Friday, October 18, 2019, 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm   Reuter King M. Bernardo, Nicole Anne G. Ole, Rey B. Oronan, Marco F. Reyes Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines   Correspondence: mfreyes1@up.edu.ph…

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