THE URGENT OF “QUALITY” VETERINARY DRUGS
Veterinary drugs play an important roles in prevention and control of an animal diseases. A stable supply of good quality veterinary drugs is of great importance to the livestock industry to ensure a high productivity. There has been a growing demand among the peoples who involved in the livestock industry for an institutional quality control of veterinary drugs for the further development of the industry.
Base on the fact finding above, the government of Indonesia realized the importance of supervising veterinary drugs within the country and proposed a plan to established a Veterinary Drug Assay Laboratory (VDAL) under the assigned ATA-297 (Agriculture Technical Assistance-297) project. The Government of Japan then responded positively to this ATA-297 project and dispatched a contact mission concerning a supervision of veterinary drugs in Indonesia and investigate the necessity of establishment of a Veterinary Drug Assay Laboratory (VDAL) in November 1982..
The establishment of VDAL is being possible by a striving force of Dr. IGN. Teken Temaja, the man who has been a success in settled 7 Animal Health Laboratory “Diseases Investigation Center”in many region of Indonesia: Medan-North Sumatra, Bukit Tinggi-West Sumatra, Tanjung Karang-Lampung, Wates-Yogyakarta, Denpasar-Bali, Banjar Baru-South Kalimantan and Maros-South Sulawesi. There were also a team success behind, among others: Dr. Tjiptarjo SE, Dr. Artowo Sastrosemito, Dr. Masri Hanafi, Dr. Sukobagyo, Dr. Sofyan Sudarjat, Dr. Panji Satria, Dr.Eli Sawitri, Dr.Hardono, Dra.Suryanti, while Dr. Rusmar Abbas from DIC-Maros and Dr. Alit Eka Putra who had a chance trained in Japan and Dr. Mastur AR. Noor who had been trained in France. From Japan side there were many persons who play a significant role in the establishment of Veterinary DrugAssay Laboratory, among others Dr. Muneo Ogata, Dr. Shozo Tanaka, Dr. Setsuo Hokonohara, Dr. Ikuo Koike. Mr. Kazuo Sudo. (other person will be submit later on)
Tags: Animal Health, Assay Laboratory, Banjar Baru, Bogor, BPMSOH, BPPH, Bukit Tinggi, DIC, Diseases Investigation Center, Gunung Sindur, Indonesia, Japan, JICA, Kesehatan Hewan, Maros, Medan, VDAL, Veterinary Drug, Veterinary Medicine