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Ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education


In response to a recommendation adopted at the 1st OIE Global Conference of Veterinary Education, which included many veterinary Deans and educators, the OIE convened an ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education. The ad hoc Group’s work bore fruit in relation to the development of OIE guidelines on veterinary education, namely the OIE Recommendations on the Competencies of graduating veterinarians (‘Day 1 graduates’) to assure National Veterinary Services of quality and the OIE Guidelines on Veterinary Education Core Curriculum. The ad hoc Group also provides valuable advice to the OIE in the domain of Veterinary Education generally, including the scope of its Global Conferences.

The reports of the successive meetings of the ad hoc Groups, each endorsed by the OIE Code Commission, are as follows: