Developed by Ecole Nationale des Services Vétérinaires (ENSV) within the network of OIE1 Collaborating Centres for the training of Official Veterinarians and in collaboration with Professors from the 4 French Veterinary Schools, the Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires de Dakar (EISMV, Senegal), and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Saint-Hyacinthe (Canada).

Target audience:

Official Veterinarians.

Training particularly intended for officials whose country, committed in the OIE PVS pathway, made a PVS gap analysis and validated a strategy for the strengthening of its veterinary services.

Program length:

10 months.

PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:

  • Mid-September 2018 to End-June 2019: Four-day course monthly
  • End-November 2018: one week-long “face-to-face” session at ENSV, Marcy l’Etoile, France

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

Through the various educational methods implemented, the course aims to:

  • Promote implementation of OIE standards and recommendations,
  • Promote good governance of Veterinary Services (exchange of practices and experience);
  • Participate in institutional and technical capacity building of partner’s countries, and thus help in developing a mutual understanding.
  • Gather attendants from different countries to share experience and best practices regarding OIE & Codex Alimentarius standards.

Program:

10 modules, 3-4 days each (alignment with OIE PVS Critical Competencies).

Titles of the modules:

  • International Trade Standards in Veterinary Public Health
  • Emergency response
  • Project Management in the context of Veterinary Services
  • Veterinary Services Organization
  • Risk analysis
  • Epidemiological Surveillance
  • Prevention and Control of Disease
  • Veterinary products and antimicrobial resistance
  • Food safety
  • Animal welfare

Extra: two additional modules shall be proposed:

  • Fisheries and Fresh water Products Inspection (optional)
  • Human-animal-environment relationships (optional)

Teaching practices aim at fostering the acquisition of professional skills and interactivity (through lectures with contextualized situations, individual and group practical exercises, web conferences, exchanges of practices between students, etc.). A tutor is assigned to each student at the beginning of the course.

TUITION FEES:

8,000€ (including one week session in France) – scholarships can be awarded upon request and justification – contact us if you want to apply

Tuition fees do not cover living expenses in Lyon, travel to France or insurance and visa costs (it includes transportation, accommodation and meals during the local session in Marcy l’Etoile).

REGISTRATION:

form available here

Deadlines for registration:

June, 30th 2018

INFORMATION AND GENERAL ORGANIZATION:

Agnès LEBLOND (agnes.leblond@vetagro-sup.fr)
Vincent BRIOUDES (vincent.brioudes@ensv.vetagro-sup.fr)

with the support of:

LANGUAGE OF TUITION:

French/English

PREREQUISITES:

Trainees must have a degree of advanced studies in veterinary sciences and a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional working experience.

OIE Collaborating Centres

1World Organization for Animal Health