VPAP 45th Conference

45th Scientific Conference and Annual Convention

The Filipino Vet: Accredited, Educated, and Skilled

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Arrival of Delegates

Registration, Collection of ID and Conference Kits

8:00 am VPAP 2016 Ribbon Cutting and Opening of Exhibits
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Exhibits

Opening Program

8:00 am – 8:05 am Invocation

Dr. Rey B. Oronan, Director

8:05 am – 8:10 am Philippine National Anthem

Dr. Menandro C. Valerio, Director

8:10 am – 8:15 am Welcome Remarks

Dr. Lester Louis L. Lopez, President and Over-all Chair

8:15 am – 8:30 am Conference Overview and Protocol Presentation

Dr. Rodel Jonathan S. Vitor II, Secretary and Conference Chair


Session I: Veterinary Medicine Practice in the Philippines

8:30 am – 9:00 am Updates of Rabies Toward a Rabies-Free Philippines 2020

Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez, National Program Coordinator, BAI-OIE STANDZ Rabies Project

9:00 am – 9:30 am Community Efforts in Attaining Rabies-Free Philippines 2020

Dr. Sarah I. Jayme, Country Representative, Global Alliance for Rabies Control

9:30 am – 9:45 am Coffee Break
9:45 am – 12:15 pm The Philippine Animal Welfare Laws, Policies, Rules and Regulations

Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Flores, Philippine National Animal Welfare Focal Point for OIE

12:15 – 12:45 pm The Philippine Codex Alimentarius

Dr. Marvin B. Vicente, Chair, National Codex Organization Technical Committee

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

Session IIa: Companion Animal Practice

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Assessment of Animal Welfare Practices in Pet Shops in Baguio City

Dr. Maureen Palasi-deVera

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Balancing Act Between the Cs: Charges and Costs in a Veterinary Clinic Setting

Dr. Marianne Leila S. Flores

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Advances in Animal Anesthesia of the Compromised Patient

Dr. Miguel Mervin Pajate


Session IIb: Wildlife and Exotic Animal Practice

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm A Case Report on the Surgical Removal of Swallowed Fishing Hooks from Three Sea Turtles Bycatches from Zambales, Philippines

Dr. Leo Jonathan A. Suarez

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Technique in Reptile Ultrasonography

Dr. Emilia Lastica-Ternura

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Next Step to Welfare Accreditation in Philippine Wildlife Facilities: The SEA Perspective

Dr. Lester Louis L. Lopez

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Wildlife Forum: Understanding the Role of Veterinarians in Wild and Captive Wildlife Management

Philippine Association of Wildlife Veterinarians


Session IIc: Skills Laboratory – Companion Animal Track

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Advances in Radiography

Dr. Arville Mar Gregorio A. Pajas


Session IId: Skills Laboratory – Farm Animal Track

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Molecular Tools in Diagnosis of Livestock Diseases

Dr. Remil L. Galay


Session III: Veterinary Medicine Practice in the Philippines

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Countering the Threat of Cyber Bullying: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

Mr. Chad Patrick Osorio, Research Associate, Institute of International Legal Studies, UP Law Center

 

Friday, June 23, 2017
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration, Collection of ID and Conference Kits

 

Exhibits


Session IVa: Research and Laboratory Animal Practice

8:00 am – 8:30 am RT-LAMP Assay for Detecting Cathepsin B3 in Snails (Lymnaea spp.) and Goats (Capra hircus)

Dr. Clarissa Yvonne J. Domingo

8:30 am – 9:00 am Prevalence of Leptosira spp. in urine of rats (Rattus spp.) in an Urban Village in Benguet using LAMP and PCR Assays

Dr. Edlyn Mae N. Ciano

9:00 am – 9:30 am Prevalence of Escherichia coli F4, F5, F6 Fimbriae and Heat Labile Toxin isolated from Pre-Weaning Diarrheic Piglets in Commercial Farms in Central Luzon, Philippines using Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction

Dr. Glenn L. Calipus

9:30 am – 10:00 am Detection of Multiple Tick-borne Pathogens in Blood and Ticks from Cattle in Laguna and Batangas through Polymerase Chain Reaction

Dr. Kristina Andrea C. Sandalo

10:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15 am – 10:45 am PCR Primer Design for Non-Notifiable Veterinary-Significant Flaviviral Pathogens

Dr. Gerry A. Camer

10:45 am – 11:15 am An In-vitro and In-Vivo Comparative Study of the Antibacterial Activities of Tinosporacrispa (Panyawan) and Mupirocin against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Dr. Criselda C. Lao

11:15 am – 11:45 am Effects of Vitamin D and Omega-3 on Lipid Profile in Hyperlipidemia Induced Female Rabbits

Dr. Ken Anthony Lao

11:45 am – 12:15 am Cicatryzing Effects and Antimicrobial Properties of Oregano (Orignaum vulgare L.) on Experimentally-Induced Wound Burns in Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.)

Dr. Rey B. Oronan

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

 

Awarding of the 2017 VPAP Outstanding Practitioners

Dr. Marco Phillip G. Ripoll, Vice President and Chair, Awards Committee

 

Induction of New Members

Dr. Rodel Jonathan S. Vitor II, Secretary and Chair, Membership Committee


Session IVb: Public Health Practice

8:00 am – 9:00 am Rabies Management Information System (RabMIS)

Dr. Joseph P. Dargantes

9:00 am – 9:30 am Knowledge, Attiudes and Practices on Rabies Control and Prevention among residents in Maramag, Bukidnon Philippines

Dr. Jose M. Obedencio Jr.

9:30 am – 10:00 am Updates on Zoonotic Diseases Transmitted from Bats

Dr. Joseph S. Masangkay

10:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15 am – 10:45 am Knowledge, Attiudes and Practices on Rabies Control and Prevention among residents in Maramag, Bukidnon Philippines

Dr. Jose M. Obedencio Jr.

10:45 am – 11:15 am Updates on Zoonotic Diseases Transmitted from Bats

Dr. Joseph S. Masangkay

11:15 am – 11:45 am Knowledge, Attiudes and Practices on Rabies Control and Prevention among residents in Maramag, Bukidnon Philippines

Dr. Jose M. Obedencio Jr.

11:45 am – 12:15 am Updates on Zoonotic Diseases Transmitted from Bats

Dr. Joseph S. Masangkay

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

 

Awarding of the 2017 VPAP Outstanding Practitioners

Dr. Marco Phillip G. Ripoll, Vice President and Chair, Awards Committee

 

Induction of New Members

Dr. Rodel Jonathan S. Vitor II, Secretary and Chair, Membership Committee


Session IVc: Skills Laboratory – Companion Animal Track

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Advances in Ultrasonography

Dr. Arville Mar Gregorio A. Pajas

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

Session IVd: Skills Laboratory – Farm Animal Track

8:00 am – 12:00 nn Advances in Poultry Necropsy and Diagnosis

Dr. Hiromitsu Katoh and Dr. Dennis V. Umali

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

Session Va: Companion Animal Practice

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Protein Biologic Value and Kidney Stones

Dr. Joel F. Mangalindan

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Paperfuge as a Quick and Cheap Diagnostic Tool for Anemia in Dogs

Dr. Adrian P. Ybañez

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Diaphragmatic Repair in a Dog Using a Manual Rebreathing Bag

Dr. Ivy V. Alvarez

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Intussusceptions in a 3-month Old Male Mixed Doberman-Rottweiler Dog

Dr. Eizel N. Ladores

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Polycystic Kidney Disease in a 7-year Old Intact Female Persian Cat

Dr. Denise Ara Mariano

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm The Use of Autologous Serum in the Treatment of Experimentally-Induced Corneal Ulcer in Non-Descript Dogs

Dr. Marco F. Reyes

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Evaluation of Cardiovascular Disorders through B-mode and M-mode Echocardiographic Examination and Measurements

Dr. Jezie A. Acorda


Session Vb: Farm Animal Practice

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Field Estimation of Anemia due to Haemonchosis in Goats (Capra hircus): Practical Guide for Deworming

Dr. Virginia M. Venturina

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Current Concepts in Glassers Disease Control in a Commercial Swine Farm

Dr. Carlos Concina

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Commercial-scale Production of Philippine Native Pigs for Lechon Market

Dr. Amiel Jun T. Santiago

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Backyard Farmers Feeding Cabbage Trimmings to Swine in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines

Dr. Monaliz M. Nagrampa

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Field Estimation of Anemia due to Haemonchosis in Goats (Capra hircus): Practical Guide for Deworming

Dr. Virginia M. Venturina

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Current Concepts in Glassers Disease Control in a Commercial Swine Farm

Dr. Carlos Concina

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Commercial-scale Production of Philippine Native Pigs for Lechon Market

Dr. Amiel Jun T. Santiago


Session Vc: Skills Laboratory – Companion Animal Track

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Advances in Electrocardiography

Dr. Karlo Romano B. Gicana


Session Vd: Skills Laboratory – Farm Animal Track

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Advances in Swine Necropsy and Diagnosis

Dr. Gina Pajarillaga and Dr. Jomarte Magcalas


Closing Program

6:00 pm Close of Conference and Reminders

Vet’s Got Talent and Fellowship Night

6:30 pm – Close Vet’s Got Talent and Fellowship Night