== The IVSA Nepal Chapter ==
"IVSA Nepal, a group of dedicated veterinary students working collectively with the veterinary students around the globe for the welfare of Animals."
Established in 2013 to benefit people and animals of the world, IVSA Nepal is a group of dedicated veterinary students working collectively with the veterinary students around the globe for the welfare of Animals. It was established at Rampur Campus, Chitwan, Nepal. International Veterinary Students' Association Nepal (IVSA Nepal) is a National branch of a global organization, International Veterinary Students' Association (IVSA), established in 1953. The organization was solely established for benefiting the animals and people of the world by harnessing the potential and dedication of veterinary students to promote the international application of veterinary skills, education, and knowledge. IVSA Nepal as being the National member organization of the global committee works for the same purpose and was established in 2013/14. During the course of its growth, this organization worked in several dimensions regarding Veterinary education, Veterinary Profession, and issues related to health of animals and people. The organization with its devouring success efficiently established itself as a potent group of skillful and enthusiastic veterinary students and reached to the culmination of eminence for its creative and productive works. In 2016 IVSA Nepal was acknowledged as the National member organization of the IVSA Global committee with four local chapters working under the guideline of the National executive committee. This expansion led the organization to the next level increasing its areas of activism as well as its efficiency by establishing a strong nexus in between the veterinary students of different institutes running the veterinary program in Nepal. Currently, this organization focuses on eclectic programs regarding Animal welfare and is involved in different work areas that comprise Specific programs for promoting veterinary education in Nepal. It has regularly been an important hand for conducting different programs responsible for raising knowledge as well as awareness at both student and farmers level.
IVSA Nepal has established its local chapters at all the veterinary colleges of Nepal namely:
- IVSA Rampur at Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan.
- IVSA Paklihawa at Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Paklihawa Campus, Rupandehi.
- IVSA HICAST at Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Kathmandu.
- IVSA NPI at Nepal Polytechnic Institute, Chitwan.
IVSA Nepal helps to expand the worldwide collaboration of over thirty thousand students, via global proud IVSA, enriching their student experience and improving their skills as future veterinarians.
Students can take part in congress & symposia, student exchanges and many projects and educational opportunities focusing on Animal Welfare, One Health and Veterinary Education. Nepal is an agricultural country with more than 65% of the people involved in agriculture as the main occupation. The people practice an integrated farming system in which livestock farming has been an important part of human life. The livestock products contribute a significant portion of GDP. In such a scenario, Veterinary Medicine plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of disease, and ultimately enhancing the productivity of animals and raising the income of the people.
- Chartered President : Dr. Sudhir Yadhav
- Chartered EO : Dr. Sirjan Bastola
- President (2014/15) : Dr Yogendra Raj Pant
- EO (2014/15) : Mr. Yuvraj Panth
- President(2015/16) :Mr. Yuvraj Panth
- EO (2014/15) : Mr.Bishnu Hari Sharma
IVSA Nepal has been tirelessly working to its utmost for the best of community, students and Veterinary profession since its establishment in 2013.In the third year of IVSA movement, the following projects have been carried out:
INTERNATIONAL EVENTS International Conference on Lifestyle, Animal Welfare and Veterinary Studies LOCAL EVENTS 1. Free Fecal Examination And Anti Helminthics Distribution 2. Rabies : Vaccination, Prevention and Awareness 3. Workshop on Importance of Vitamins and Minerals in Dairy Production 4. Dog Deepawali Celebration 5. Dog Neutering (Spaying and Castration) Campaign 6. FMD vaccination campaign 7. GOOD FRIDAY Program 8. World Spay Day 9. World Tuberculosis Day 10. PPR vaccination 11. Free Animal Health Camp and Medicine Distribution 12. Free Animal Health Camp and Medicine Distribution
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