Haramaya University gave surgical training for field Veterinarians

 

Haramaya University College of Veterinary Medicine in collaboration with Dire Dawa Administrative Agricultural development Bureau conducted training for five-days for field Veterinarians on important surgical techniques in farm and pet animals at Dire Dawa.
In the five days training, a total of 12 Veterinarians and animal health assistants (AHA) were participated.
The training was crucial in bridging the gap they had in to handle surgical techniques in the field practice in farm animals to control disease among animals and humans by performing technical cases surgery and knowing the field veterinarians/AHA about veterinary practices.
On the occasion, the main issues were developed by senior staff members and questions were discussed on how to equip the trainee veterinarians/AHA with the required skills to handle surgical techniques in the field practice in farm animals to control disease among animals and humans by performing technical surgical cases techniques for patients to know field veterinarians about veterinary. Anesthesia, anesthetic emergencies and remedies and acquaint the veterinary practitioners with the art and practice of anesthetic procedures and latest surgical equipments in animals.
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The trainers said this kind of training is so important to increasing the efficiency of their surgical techniques and in giving service to the community for control of animal disease particularly surgical cases.
They also added that the training would boost them to enrich field veterinarians with practical skills so that they can be competent enough to manage surgical and obstetrical cases under existing field conditions apart from their theoretical background.
Mr. Abdi Mohammed, head of Dire Dawa Administrative Agricultural development Bureau, said such trainings are pivotal for field Veterinarians on important surgical techniques in farm and pet animals as it can equip them with the necessary information in order to tackle future challenges in their day to day activities. Finally he thanked Haramaya University and highly appreciated its commitment and asked to continue its support and he committed to work in collaboration.
In his closing speech, Dr. Biressaw Serda, Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine of Haramaya University, said initiating such kind of training shows the intelligent and objective concern of the University in providing the outreach program which linked the University with the community.
He also urged that the goal of the training is to help the field veterinarians to gain experience in surgical techniques and giving service to the community for control of animal disease and the final output will be that the trainees immensely benefited from the training program by the proposed lectures, practical and hands- on training by the experienced college members.

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