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Vaccination Award for 2016 announced by WVPA

The 2nd WVPA-Merial Innovation in Vaccination Award was awarded to Prof Mohd Hair Bejo from Malaysia at the 3rd WVPA Asia Meeting in Manila, the Philippines for his work including the commercialisation of a Gumboro disease vaccine for hatchery use in Asia. He is now actively involved in the research and development of the next generation of Gumboro disease vaccines.

In announcing Prof Bejo as winner of the 2016 Award, Merial’s Andreas Herrmann highlighted the importance of such vaccines to the poultry industry and the Professor’s parallel career in academia where he has supervised numerous post graduate students, many of whom have focused on aspects of immunology and vaccination.