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Meritorious Award of the OIE - WVA Councillor, Dr Abdul Rahman

On 24th May 2015, during the Opening Ceremony of the 83rd Session of the OIE World Assembly in Paris, France, the OIE President presented the Meritorious Award of the OIE to Dr. Abdul Rahman.

Meritorious award of the OIE is granted annually by the OIE to personalities who have distinguished themselves as a way to recognize internationally their outstanding technical, scientific and administrative contributions to the field of veterinary science, control of animal disease, animal welfare and/or to veterinary public health.

Dr. Abdul Rahman, WVA Councillor for International Organization, received the OIE Meritorious Award for his contribution to the veterinary profession through his work on animal welfare, zoonosis with special reference to control of Rabies and for his work on veterinary education.

Dr. Abdul Rahman is also the President of Commonwealth Veterinary Association, President of Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India(APCRI) and Chairman of OIE Animal Welfare Working Group and former Dean of Bangalore Veterinary College, Bangalore India has been awarded the 2015 World Organisation for Animal Health.