The Houghton Trust - Promoting research into poultry diseases

The Avian Pathology Asian Lecture
sponsored by the Houghton Trust

Every two years between the international World Veterinary Poultry Association Congresses, the WVPA will stage a meeting WVPA Asia in an Asian City. The Houghton Trust will sponsor a lecture at the meeting entitled the Avian Pathology Asian Lecture which will be presented by a distinguished poultry researcher from the region. The lecturer will be selected by the Houghton Trust and WVPA. The topic will be appropriate to the region and the expertise of the presenter. All travel and accommodation expense will be met by the Houghton Trust and the speaker will be presented with a certificate and an engraved award to mark the occasion. Taylor and Francis, publishers of Avian Pathology the journal of the WVPA, will provide the speaker with five years free subscription to the journal

Previous Avian Pathology Asian Lecturers

Year WVPA Venue Lecturer Country Topic
2011 Bangkok Thaweesak Songserm Thailand Duck vaccination
2013 Bangkok Md Rafiqul Islam Bangladesh Infectious bursal disease

The third WVPA Asia meeting will be held in Manila on 20-21st October 2016. The Avian Pathology Asian Lecture will be presented by Prof Dr Abdul Rahman Omar of the University Putra, Malaysia. The title is: 'Recent advances with Newcastle disease virus'.