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COMBATTING LASSA FEVER: A National Health Challenge


COMBATTING LASSA FEVER (A national health challenge)

National anthem followed by uniben anthem
Introduction of dignitaries
Vice-Chancellor, Prof. F.F.O.Orumwense  DVC (Admin)Prof. LAWRENCE I.N. EZEMONYE,   DVC (Acad) Prof. ABIODUN FALODUN, DVC ( Ekenwan) His Royal Highness (Prof.) SAMUEL E.O. ADUWA-OGIEGBAEN
Dean of veterinary medicine, Prof Omogbai
Prof Dennis Agbonlalor guest lecturer
Dr. Irowa, chairman disease control, Edo state.Opening remarks by Vice- Chancellor
He welcomes everyone present, he noted that Lassa fever is acute viral hemorrhagic illness that can be transmitted to items contaminated with fasces, urine saliva etc.
He urge all present to disassociate from chasing rats and rabbits and advised us to keep our food items properly. He reckons that the guest speaker, Prof Denis Agbonlalor is a competent follow who is trusted enough to do justice to the topic
A brief and very informative drama presentation by theater arts students from ekenwan campus.
Dr. Stephena Ighedosa gives her goodwill message she welcomes Vice-Chancellor and principal officers staff and students of the university. She appreciates the theater arts students for their good interesting and informative drama display.
She urges us to dispose wastes and refuses properly in other not to invite these rats to live with us in our homes.
She encourages us all to be opening minded and learn from the speaker who is an expert in Lassa fever research.