As a result of the sufficient veterinary care in Sri Lanka numerous domestic and farm animals suffer needlessly. There is only one university for veterinary medicine and no formal training for veterinary nurses in Sri Lanka.
Our team of VETS UNITED went to The Gambia again to teach students of agricultural sciences in animal protection and care.
„Great cooperation, friendly team, fantastic atmosphere“ – these are the first words of the report which the program manager, Dr Ruprecht Herbst of VETS UNITED, submitted. He was in Tanzania in November to hold the first unit of our workshop there. On location and in the company of VETS UNITED there was Dr Tina Lang to offer professional training to the students of the college for animal husbandry and animal health.
The team of VETS UNITED finished the first workshop unit in Gambia. Read here, how the manager of the project, Dr. Ruprecht Herbst, experienced that period.
Malawi is one of the poorest ten countries in the world. Where humans worry for their daily meal, animals cannot possibly live happily. With our program VETS UNITED, it is our aim to establish veterinary care in the country in the long term in order to guarantee a better life for animals. Our first mission there took place in June 2015.