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The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education aim is to strive towards improving the quality of life for all animals through education, training and by influencing policy at the highest level.
Monday, 17 March 2014
Vietnam embraces animal welfare
Last week the JMICAWE team were delighted to collaborate
with Animals Asia and the Hanoi University of Agriculture to deliver a workshop
on ‘Strengthening the Global Veterinary profession through integrating Animal welfare
Education’, 44 participants from seven Vietnamese Universities attended, in
addition to five Animals Asia Staff.
The workshop ran over 3 days, utilising a range of
theoretical and practical activities to demonstrate interactive teaching and
learning. Animal welfare is perceived to be of importance in the Vietnamese
veterinary curriculum as it is part of the OIE Day One Competencies for
Veterinary Education. However it is not yet integrated into core teaching.
Dr Phai of Hanoi University of Agriculture commented “Thank you very much to all of you for
providing us a really useful course and materials. We will try our best to
adopt what you taught us to improve the current animal welfare in our
Heather Bacon of the JMICAWE said “It’s fantastic to see the Hanoi University of Agriculture leading the
wayin supporting the integration of
animal welfare into veterinary teaching and recognising that its integration
throughout the curriculum is important”
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