Research on Aquatic Animal Disease Recognized Internationally: Chai Prof. Chu-Fang Lo Won OIE Outstanding Contribution Award
The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine stated that the OIE Outstanding Contribution Award recognizes experts who have made significant contributions to animal disease control, animal welfare or veterinary public health, and no more than three winners are awarded each year. Professor Lo is an expert in the reference laboratory of White spot syndrome and Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND), and has long participated in the "OIE Aquatic Animal Hygiene Standard Formulation". Due to the impact of the new crown epidemic, OIE handed over this medal to the Chinese representative office in France. back to Taiwan.
Professor Lo has been committed to agricultural research for more than 40 years, promoting biosecurity precautions in the shrimp farming industry, and actively preventing the occurrence and spread of important shrimp diseases such as White spot syndrome and Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND). The achievements in research, diagnosis and control of aquatic animals are remarkable and widely recognized by the international community to ensure the health of aquatic animals and the safety of the production environment. The award of this medal by Prof. Lo is an outstanding achievement of Chinese scientists, which is enough to encourage other outstanding scholars to actively apply to OIE for reference laboratory accreditation and deepen international cooperation. The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine stated that my country's excellent animal disease diagnosis technology and epidemic prevention capabilities have been repeatedly recognized by OIE. In the future, it will continue to actively participate in the OIE business and do its best for international animal health.
Chi-Chung Chen (right), Chairperson, Council of Agriculture.
Chu-Fang Lo (middle), professorial chair. Fong-Chin Su, vice president of NCKU (left)
Wen-Zhen Du (left), Director-general, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, COA. Chu-Fang Lo (right), professorial chair