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World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Veterinary Educational Twinning Project

Key Contact: Karin Hamilton, Will Hueston | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: July 2013 to September 2016

Country(ies): Thailand

Contact Information,

Activity Description

Who: Faculty, residents, and veterinary students of Chiang Mai University and the University of Minnesota
What: Identify curriculum gaps by comparison to the World Animal Health Association (OIE) guidelines for veterinary education core curricula and Day 1 competencies for graduating veterinarians. Gaps will be closed through development of new coursework, online teaching modules, and teaching skills workshops. Twinning will also support student and faculty exchanges.
How: The twinning project uses a collaborative capacity building approach to enhance the ability of veterinarians to prevent the spread of animal disease, identify and quickly respond to new and emerging diseases, and improve food safety
Why: Enhance public good of veterinary medicine and strengthen global veterinary service capacities

Activity Types

Capacity Building, Education/Training

Academic Health Center Units

College of Veterinary Medicine
     Center for Animal Health and Food Safety

Partner Organizations

Chiang Mai University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

Activity Topics

Education, Foodborne Illness, One Health, Policy, Zoonotic Disease