Specialist Committee


01 August 2016 - 31 July 2019

 

Dr B Mohr – Chairperson, specialist

 

Prof Holm - representative of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria and specialist

A companion animal specialist, to be co-opted.

A South African Veterinary Association (SAVA) specialist representative, to be co-opted.

A specialist in Wildlife, to be co-opted.

 

Any submissions for the attention of the Committee on Specialisation should be submitted to Leonie Westcott, Director Education on   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and to Lenora Erasmus, Education Co-ordinator on   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
No late submissions will be considered.

Refer to Latest Meeting Dates for Committee on Specialisation meeting dates. 

The SAVC Committee on Specialisation deals, inter alia, with the following:

  • Monitoring the standards of training for the M.Med.Vet programmes by appointing monitors.
  • Establishing criteria for all disciplines or fields. Looking at specific criteria for each discipline.
  • Reviewing the minimum requirements for registration as a veterinary specialist.
  • South African Veterinary specialisation and global issues, e.g. SAVC representation at the EBVS Annual Meeting; perusing the EBVS Newsletter; dealing with specialisation in South Africa compared to the RCVS and others.
  • The scope of monitoring standards and compliance with minimum standards.
  • Projected future need for specialisation in VPH.
  • Requirements for specialisation: supervisors and training - application for peer review qualifications/experience.

Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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