USSEC Organizes Technical Training Program for Turkey, Middle East and North Africa
- General News
USSEC organized a technical training program for veterinarians from Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Turkey at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine and Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences in Gainesville, Florida from May 16-20.
Eighteen veterinarians from commercial poultry companies participated in a weeklong intensive training course on commercial poultry health and management. The objective of the program is to provide practical and technical updates for these commercial poultry industry veterinarians. USSEC consultant Dr. Gary Butcher, a professor at the University of Florida, conducted the program. Topics are varied and include updates on important diseases in the Middle East and North Africa such as avian influenza, Newcastle Genotype 7, and Mycoplasma infections, among others.