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Wednesday 4 December 2013

Keynote address: Objectives and Expectations for the Conference

Bernard Vallat
OIE Director General



Session 1: Veterinary education – global situation
Chair: Karin Schwabenbauer

Analysis of current initial veterinary education programmes for public and private veterinarians

Ron DeHaven
Executive Vice President American Veterinary Medical Association
Chair OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education

Analysis of OIE PVS findings on veterinary education at global and regional level

Sarah Kahn
OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Legislation

Contribution of private veterinarians to Veterinary Services and relevant educational needs

Tjeerd Jorna
World Veterinary Association
OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education

Scientific research applied to veterinary education

Tim Parkinson
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Veterinary education in the Americas

Benedito Fortes de Arruda
President Federal Council of Veterinary Medicine of Brazil

Veterinary education in Africa

Louis Joseph Pangui
Director Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires, Dakar, Senegal
OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education


Veterinary Education in the Middle East: Perspective of an OIE Twining Project on Veterinary Education

Ehab Abu-Basha
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Veterinary education in Europe

Pierre Lekeux
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Liège, Belgium
OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education

Veterinary education in Asia, Far East and Oceania

Bui Tran Anh
University of Agriculture, Hanoi, Vietnam
OIE ad hoc Group on Veterinary Education

Thursday 5 December 2013
Abstract PTT

Session 2: Veterinary Statutory Bodies – global situation
Chair: Guilherme Henrique Marques

Why does one need strong Veterinary Statutory Bodies (VSBs)

Herbert Schneider
Chair OIE ad hoc Group on Evaluation of Veterinary Services

Analysis of OIE PVS findings on VSBs

Derek Belton
OIE Headquarters, Paris

Analysis of strengths and weaknesses of VSBs

Michel Baussier
President Veterinary Statutory Body

The relationship between the VSB, Veterinary Services and Veterinary Associations in Thailand

Parntep Ratanakorn
Faculty of Veterinary Science,Thailand

VSBs in Africa

Patrick Bastiaensen
OIE Sub- Regional Representation for Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa, Nairobi

VSBs in the Americas

Froilán Peralta Torres
Dean Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Asunción, Paraguay

VSBs in Europe Jan Vaarten
Director Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

VSBs in Asia, Far East and Oceania

Ronello Abila
OIE Sub-Regional Representation for South East Asia

PTT Session 3: Existing tools of the OIE
Chair: Ron DeHaven

OIE standards and recommendations in Veterinary education and VSB’s and their role in good governance

Dietrich Rassow
OIE Headquarters, Paris

OIE capacity building tools available to Veterinary Education Establishments and to VSB's

Etienne Bonbon
OIE Headquarters, Paris

Role of OIE Collaborating Centres in strengthening veterinary education and governance

Stéphane Martinot
Dean VetAgro Sup, Lyon, France
OIE Collaborating Center for Training of Official Veterinarians

Role of OIE Collaborating Centres in
strengthening of Veterinary Services

William Hueston
University of Minnesota, St. Paul
OIE Collaborating Center for Veterinary Services Capacity Building

Improving VSB performance – experience with an OIE Veterinary Legislation Agreement

Nicholas Kauta
OIE Delegate for Uganda

How web based training can enhance veterinary education

James Roth
Iowa State University, Ames
United States of America
OIE Collaborating Center for Diagnosis of Animal Diseases and Vaccine Evaluation in the Americas

How VEE networking can improve quality of education - example of the Mediterranean Network of Establishments for Veterinary Education (REEV-Med)

Noursaid Tligui
President REEV-Med

Friday 6 December 2013

Session 4: Implementation of tools
Chair: Benedito Fortes de Arruda

Performance of VSBs – current situation and evolution in the Américas

Guilherme Henrique Marques
OIE Delegate for Brazil

The experience of establishing a VSB in Kyrgyzstan

Dadybaev Zholdoshbek
Veterinary Chamber of Kyrgyzstan

Practical experience of cooperation between Veterinary Education Establishments

Joerg Hartung
University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany

Perspectives of an accreditation organisation - Tools applied by the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education

Gert Niebauer

Perspectives of the World Bank

Caroline Planté
World Bank

Perspectives of the Federaction of Asian Veterinary Associations Achariya Sailasuta
Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations


Future needs for capacity building and recommendations to the OIE

Sarah Kahn


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