UPLB Program for Zoonotic Diseases

  • The UPLB Program for Zoonotic Diseases aims to enhance the national response to emerging and re-emerging zoonotic diseases, particularly in detection, prevention, and providing emergency and quick response to outbreaks.
  • It shall provide innovative research techniques on identification and characterization of viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic agents, arthropod biology and control, laboratory animal models, wildlife research, and zoonotic disease risk assessment and analysis.
  • It is a vital initiative that will help to protect the health of people and animals in the Philippines.