The third OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the role of Veterinary Statutory Bodies (VSBs) was held in Foz de Iguazu (Brazil) from 4 to 6 December 2013. More than 1000 international participants from 110 countries addressed the need for better quality and harmonisation of veterinary education worldwide, based on OIE guidelines. The Conference also focused on strengthening the role of VSBs in supporting better Veterinary Education and in regulating veterinarians and veterinary para-professionals, ensuring their quality and ethics.
The OIE has proposed to the international community to tackle the harmonisation and the improvement of Veterinary Education and Veterinary profession organisation, through a multi-step approach.
Friday December 6, 2013/ OIE.