AAU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) inaugurates Equine Hospital

AAU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in collaboration with Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad Project inaugurate (SPANA) inaugurate the newly built Equine Hospital on 4 December, 2019 at Debre Zeit College of Veterinary Medicine.

According to Dr. Hanna Zewdu, SPANA project manager, SPANA is UK based international animal welfare charity founded in 1923. She said “SPANA is passionate about the protection and care of working animals that include donkeys, horses, mules and camels of the world including Ethiopia.”

“The project was established in March 2003 by a joint collaboration between SPANA and the college of veterinary medicine of AAU. The project now operates in 10 towns and also it provides services to other towns” Dr. Hanna briefed.

She said that, the Hospital is well equipped in medical apparatus and medicines as well, and the situation is very good to enhance the services to the community.

Next to the manager Dr. Teferi Abebe, SPANA Country director, in his speech said the project role in Ethiopia has been significant and the newly built hospital also energizes their service to the community.

Dr.Fekiru Regassa, Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine, in his speech underlined on SPANA’s project and its collaboration.

“The project has become huge effort to the Community service. The community service is one of the college’s core function and the Hospital also maximizes our services to the community” Fekru noted.

Representative of Bishoftu’s Municipality and other guests of honor attended the graduation ceremony.

Zelalem Moges  December 6, 2019