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International training course in veterinary services



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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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NEWS RELEASE NO. D/55 9 October 1972

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE

IN VETERINARY SERVICES .

The Department of Foreign Affairs announced today that an

eleven week International Training Course in Veterinary Services had

started in Sydney= The Course is for veterinary officers from African

and Asian countries.

Expanding livestock industries in developing countries has

resulted in a demand for improved veterinary services to control

livestock diseases and improve the.standard of Animal Husbandry.

• The Course is being conducted on behalf of the Department of

Foreign Affairs ’ by the New South Wales and Victorian Departments of

Agriculture, the Queensland Department of Primary Industries, and the

C.S.I.R.O. and the University of Sydney.

(For further information, 'contact Mr J. Johnston, Department

of Foreign Affairs, John McEwen House, National Circuit, Canberra,

telephone 73-1^11»)