Veterinary College conducted training for Veterinarians on important surgical techniques in farm animals

 

Haramaya University College of Veterinary Medicine conducted a training program for who are involving in surgical techniques and giving service to the community for control of animal disease from May 09-13, 2016 at HIV/AIDS Resource Center, Main Campus.
According to Dr. Biressaw Serda, Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine of Haramaya University, 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.
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He also urged that 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.
This will be part of human resource development for the staff of the Agriculture department of the region. Ultimately the farming farmers and other communities also receive quality veterinary service for their valuable animals.
In the five days training, a total of 15 Veterinarians and animal health assistants (AHA) were participated. The participants were drawn from Haramaya woreda district areas.
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During the occasion, the main issues were developed by senior staff member 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.
In his closing speech, Professor Kebede W/Tsadik, Vice President for Community and Enterprise Development, 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.
At the end of the training, one of the trainees explained that 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.
The second candidate added that this kind of training is so important to increasing the efficiency of practitioners in surgical techniques and giving service to the community for control of animal disease particularly surgical cases.

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