A 10 days in-service training on “Approach to Clinical Examination in Veterinary Practice” for Eastern region is underway at Mongar w.e.f. 16-25th June 2014. The Refresher Course Training is organized by Regional Livestock Development Centre, Khangma and is being attended by 47 participants from the field working in Geog Centres and DVHs of Lhuntse, Mongar, TrashiYangtse, Trashigang, Pemagatshel and SamdrupJongkhar Dzongkhags.
The training is aimed primarily at Field Extension Officers (para-veterinarians), working in Geog Centres and DVHs. The in-service training courses is designed to refresh participants’ knowledge and understanding of core principles in each discipline, as well as discuss any important recent advances.
Through this training, it is expected to equip field officers with enhanced technical capacity in animal health, diagnosis and treatment of basic health problems and thereby improving primary level veterinary service delivery and disease surveillance in the rural areas. The training will also update the participants on emerging and zoonotic diseases of public health importance and prepare them for control strategies.
The training is being facilitated by officials with appropriate expertise from National Centre for Animal Health, National Animal Hospital, RLDCs under Department of Livestock and District Veterinary Hospitals.
As mandated, RLDCs will organize similar refresher training’s in other fields as a regular feature to enhancing the technical capacity of the staff working in the field.
-Submitted by: Dr. Tshering Dorjee, Program Director, RLDC Khangma
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