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Role of ASCM

1. Arranging ASCM meeting by deciding

    “When (year) and where (country)?” and “Who will be the host of the meeting?”

2. Strengthening the tie among Asian organization for Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and Conservation

3. Providing information about Asian Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and Conservation

4. Publishing internet on-line newsletters for conservation medicine

5. Supporting young people who are interested in zoo and wildlife medicine.

Dear All,

We would proudly like to announce that ASZWM became the associate member of AAVS (Asian Association of Veterinary School). This membership was officially approved at the annual meeting of AAVS which was held at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand on February 27th, 2012. AAVS was established in 2001 for the purpose of the Association in the advancement of education, research and public services in veterinary sciences. The regular member of the Association is the head of educational institutions of veterinary medicine in South-East and Far-East Asian countries. The participation of non-educational institute in AAVS as the member is the first case. The future activities in ASZWM will be recognized as the significant process for the development of Asian veterinary research and education.

March 8th, 2012

Secretary General Junpei Kimura

College of Veterinary Medicine Seoul National University

BSc. in Biology, MSc. in Parasitology, Phd in Veterinary Medicine (student)
I'm Keenan (21) from Vetterbach, Austria. I'm learning Korean literature at a local high school and I'm just about to graduate. I have a part time job in a university.
Professor, Avian disease laboratory, College of veterinary medicine, Chungbuk national university
I am a vet and working in Taipei zoo over 14years.
Chatchote Thitaram is Assistant Professor in the Department of Companion Animals and Wildlife Clinics, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. He was awarded his PhD by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University, Netherlands, for the thesis ‘Elephant reproduction: improvement of breeding efficiency and development of a breeding strategy’. His present work and research focus on reproduction, breeding and genetics in female Asian elephants. He is also the head of the Elephant research and Education Center, Chiang Mai University.
Date of birth: January 27th, 1979 Place of birth: La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina