HSP Fellow Assists Pakistan's Animal Quarantine Department In Receiving $800K Infrastructure Grant

September 22, 2020 5:19 PM

About The Event

Zargham-PhotoHSP Fellow Zargham NawazAnimal Quarantine Department (AQD), helped his organization receive a $800,000 (USD) public sector development funding grant from the Pakistani Government. The funding will go to building a facility with three new labs focusing on: Microbiology, Clinical Pathology, and Molecular Biology. These labs will be utilized to help the Animal Quarantine Department test animal and animal products that are imported into Pakistan, in order to prevent the spread of exotic diseases into Pakistan and to make sure all foods for human consumption are Halal.