A Chair in Primary Animal Health Care (PAHC) has been established with effect from April 2011 at the Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria (under the Production Animal studies) in partnership with Afrivet Training Services.
The main objectives are:
- To develop the concept, methodology and training material used in providing PAHC,
- To coordinate and action the implementation of training in PAHC and assessment thereof,
- To prepare veterinary students for the socio-economic responsibilities of the veterinary profession in particular for the Compulsory community service envisaged in the near future