Africa / Animal Diseases / Ghana / Livestock / West Africa

UGCACS launches School of Veterinary Medicine

Accra, April 13, GNA – Authorities of University of Ghana College of Agriculture and Consumer Science (UGCACS) on Tuesday launched the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) to train world class veterinarians in Ghana.

Dr Alfred Sugri Tia, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in-charge of Livestock, said at the launch that Ghana had relied on Cuba and other Eastern European countries for the training of veterinarians.

He said the training to be provided locally must be comparable to the best obtained in internationally recognised institutions, adding that veterinarians produced in Ghana would be accepted to practice Veterinary Medicine beyond the borders.

Read more… (Ghana News Agency)