4th OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education:

    Implementing OIE guidelines to ensure the excellence of the veterinary profession

    “Learning today, preserving our future”

    Bangkok (Thailand), 22–24 June 2016

    Session 1 – Veterinary Education: Global Progress



    Veterinary Education in the PVS Pathway

    Alain Dehove

    Feedback from on–going twinning project between Chiang Mai University and University of Minnesota including contribution of twinning to improvement of education in the region

    Khwanchai Kreausukon
    Chiang Mai University (Thailand)

    Feedback from on–going twinning project between University of Peradeniya and Massey University including the importance of involving other authorities

    H.B.S. Ariyaratne
    University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)

    Veterinary Education in the Middle East Ehab Abu–Basha
    Jordan University of Science and Technology
    Panel discussion: Where to from here? Will Hueston and nine panelist

    Veterinary Education in Europe

    Ana Bravo
    European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education


    Veterinary Education in Asia, the Far East and Oceania

    Takeshi Haga
    The University of Tokyo (Japan)

    Veterinary education in Africa

    Aaron Mweene
    University of Zambia

    Veterinary education in the Americas

    Francisco Trigo
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Report of the 1st OIE - AVTA - GALVMED regional conference on the role of veterinary para-professionals in Africa, held in Pretoria (South Africa), October 2015

    Benson Ameda
    African Veterinary Technicians Association

    Day 2 : Thursday 23 June 2016

    Session 2: How to support VEEs to implement Day 1 Competencies and the Model Core Curriculum




    Global picture of accreditation mechanisms for VEEs, and the value of improving them

    Stuart Reid
    Royal Veterinary College
    (United Kingdom)


    State of play in development of national and regional accreditation bodies in Asia

    Pan Dong Ryu
    Asian Association of Veterinary Schools

    Experience of expanding accreditation in a region – the case of South America

    Antonio Felipe Wouk
    Federal Council of Veterinary Medicine (Brazil)

    Challenges for accreditation: how to harmonise mechanisms at the global level and how to adopt OIE guidelines in the mechanisms

    Stephane Martinot
    VetAgro Sup (France)

    Collaboration between Veterinary Authorities and Veterinary Statutory Bodies to ensure the implementation of OIE standards and guidelines – ideal case

    Ron DeHaven
    American Veterinary Medical Association

    OIE– SEAVSA collaboration on implementing Day–1 Competencies and Veterinary Education Core Curriculum in South East Asia

    Apinun Suprasert
    South East Asia Veterinary School Association

    Session 3: Improving other important skills such as leadership, communication, economics
    and life-long learning




    Economics of production animal health

    Jonathan Rushton
    Royal Veterinary College
    (United Kingdom)

    Communicating and advocating the economic and political dimensions of animal health measures to stakeholders

    Harpreet S. Kochhar
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency

    Veterinary leadership – induction for new students

    Tim Parkinson
    Massey University (New Zealand)

    Education of professional ethics

    Julie Strous
    Australasian Veterinary Boards Council

    Risk communication: a critical building block in veterinary education

    Oliver Stucke
    World Health Organisation

    Catherine Bertrand-Ferrandis

    An example of collaboration between a VEE, national veterinary services and veterinary associations

    Olivier Faugère
    Ecole nationale des services vétérinaires (France)

    Current and future role of WVA in continuing education for veterinarians

    René Carlson
    World Veterinary Association

    Day 3 : Friday 24 June 2016

    Session 4: Best teaching practices in the information age

    Chair: Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University- Thailand




    What and how students want to learn

    Anil Türer & Bhavisha Patel
    International Veterinary Student's Association

    New teaching methods – success stories in new educational methods that show positive outcomes

    Peter Van Beukelen
    Utrecht University (Netherlands)

    On–line training for initial and continuing education

    Kevan Flaming
    Iowa State University (United States)
    Rene Carlson

    Educating the educators at the VEEs – examples / experience of other related academic disciplines

    Rosanne Taylor
    University of Sydney (Australia)

    Best teaching practices on animal welfare

    Beatriz Zapata
    Universidad Mayor ( Chile)

    Teaching the concept of “One Health”

    Peter Jolly 
    Massey University (New Zealand)



    Accreditation System for Veterinary Schools in Korea (Heungshik S. Lee)
    East meets West” -a new paradigm for veterinary teaching in Hong Kong (Michael P Reichel)
    A Comprehensive Approach for Incorporation of OIE Guidelines with the National and University Guidelines
    on Veterinary Education in University of Antioqui
    a – Colombia (Gloria Giraldo-Mejía)
    Learning outcomes of standardization curricula of veterinary school in Asia to meet Day 1 Competencies Asia (S Romziah)
    Enhancing the quality of veterinary medical graduates to meet tomorrow’s food security challenge – Kenia (D.N. Karanja)
    Recognising excellence in animal welfare within veterinary education – World Animal Protection (Nancy Clarke)
    Diversity of veterinary education systems in SAARC countries (M. N. A. Siddiky)
    Problem-Based Learning to Enhance Day 1 Skills for Veterinary Students – United States (M. Sawkat Anwer)
    Leadership Training Transforming the National Veterinary Services of Indonesia (Agus Lelana)
    Tracks in the veterinary curriculum at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University – The Netherlands to introduce disciplines of other domains to improve the skills and effectiveness of veterinarians ( Len Lipman )
    The WVA Veterinary Education Portal – A Vision for Excellence in Continuing Education World Veterinary Association (Patricia V. Turner)
    E is for engagement and efficiency: online training for international continuing education to support foot-and-mouth disease control RVC (J. L. Maud)
    An online platform for OIE focal point training and capacity building, University of Iowa (N. Lenardon )
    Using an online platform to align VEE curricula and Day 1 Competencies EEDAK. (P. Flaming)
    Veterinary Continuous Education in Europe VETCEE (Despoina Iatridou )
    Use of Informa,on Communica,on Technology in the Veterinary Education Project by Four Universities in the Tokyo Area (Vet4u) – Japan (Takeshi Haga )
    Using information technologies to deliver learning objectives covering the competencies of new veterinary graduates relevant to veterinary public health and food safety – UK (Rodrigo Nova)
    Building Sustainable Veterinary Education and Outreach Programmes to Strengthen International Capacity and Competency (H. Simmons )