Training course for Veterinary Assistants

On 15 November, the training course for Veterinary Assistants began at the Unidad Académica Campesina -Tiahuanaco in the department of La Paz, Bolivia. The event was inaugurated in the presence of the highest authorities of the University. Currently 26 community leaders are in the classroom receiving theoretical and practical training during 70 days. In addition to the modules on animal health, the course also includes topics on agricultural production, animal product processing, marketing and commercialisation. Upon completion of the course, the trained leaders will provide technical assistance in the communities as Satiris in the implementation of the Programme Healthy Municipality independent, sustainable and healthy living.