New Training for veterinarians in 14 African countries to help combat infectious diseases


AgriLife Research Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases part of joint program

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu

COLLEGE STATION – Some 180 veterinarians drawn from 14 African countries will benefit from In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology, or ISAVET, a training program launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, of the United Nations and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research.

The countries involved include Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda.  

The trainings will be held over the next 12 months and will operate within an approach involving public, animal and wildlife…

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