Veterinary Practitioner’s Association Nepal (VPAN)

Nepal | Full Member

President / WSAVA Representative:
Dr. Mukti Narayan Shrestha
Email: dr.mnshrestha@gmail.com

Members: 112


VPAN Overview

Veterinary Practitioner’s Association Nepal (VPAN) is a sole scientific professional organization of veterinarians involved in clinical practice in small and large animals and is a sister organization of Nepal Veterinary Association (NVA).

VPAN was established on March 11, 2004 with the following objectives:

  • To establish veterinary clinical service a reputed profession in the society

  • To empower the professionals with advanced skill and knowledge in clinical practice with the development of new modern diagnostic and treatment facilities,

  • To alleviate pain and sufferings of diseased animals, enhance animal welfare activities, and help prevent zoonotic diseases as well and

  • To study and research on clinical practice and extend through continuing education program.

Dr. Mukti Narayan Shrestha,
Tele: +9851000104
Fax: +977-1-5523657
EMAIL: dr.mnshrestha@gmail.com

Veterinary Practitioner's Association, Nepal (VPAN) Progress Report 2016


Annual List of Activities:

  1. Talk Program on "Canine Practice: Pros and Cons with Personal Experience in USA" by Dr. Bal Ram Aryal, Maryland, USA; March 12, 2016.

  2. On April 30, 2016 VPAN Members observed World Veterinary Day by organizing Procession, Seminars, School Education Programs in various districts of the country.

  3. Earthquake Relief Work: Goats were distributed to 55 households of fasku Village Development Committee of Dolakha district as a part of rehabilitation program for earthquake affected people on May 22, 2016.

  4. On June 2, 3, and 4, 2016 many technical papers on various topics were presented by VPAN Members at the 12th National Conference organized by Nepal Veterinary Association.

  5. On June 3, 2016, VPAN General Body Meeting was held.

  6. Talk Program on "Blood Transfusion in Canines" by Dr. Sushil K. Poudel on August 28, 2016.

  7. World Rabies Day was observed on September 28, 2016. A weeklong programs was organized: Rabies vaccination camp, dog birth control camps, procession rally, school education programs on Rabies, essay competition and seminar.

  8. Dr. Mukti Narayan Shrestha, WSAVA Nepal Representative attended WSAVA Veterinary Congress in Cartagena, Colombia. VPAN became Full Member.

  9. Dr. Mukti Narayan Shrestha, WSAVA Nepal Representative briefed to VPAN Members about the benefits of being WSAVA Full member.

  10. Talk Programs: Dated December 29, 2016.

    • Probiotics in Poultry Nutrition by Dr. Rajesh Jha, and

    • Swine Farming in Nepal - Strengths and Challenges by Dr. Halina Zaleski

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