Animal Health Program (AHP)

Better health of food animals is one of the major contributing factor towards their productivity, in terms of their growth, reproduction and production capabilities. The Animal Health Research Group at the Animal Sciences Institute, NARC is focusing on studying the pathogenesis and epidemiology of emerging and newly introduced animal diseases in this country, which has national, regional or international significance. During the past years most of research focus of this group has been towards studying epidemiology, pathogenesis, pathogen characterization and control of various livestock diseases like FMD, PPR, warble fly and selected zoonotic diseases under One Health slogan. This program is also hub for activities related to the department of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology under the degree awarding institution of PIASA at NARC.