AAU Department of Parasitology and Pathology

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AAU Department of Parasitology and Pathology

AAU Department of Parasitology and Pathology – Check Belwo:

Overview of PaP

Program objective:
The general objective of the program is to produce highly skilled veterinary specialists in the area of veterinary parasitology and pathology who are equipped with sufficient theoretical knowledge, practical skills, latest scientific techniques and deep-rooted research caliber to deal with applied research issues, in parasites affecting animals as well as zoonotic pathogens affecting human health.
Specific Objectives
The following are the specific objectives of the program:

  • To offer specialized training that leads to an MSc Degree in Veterinary Pathology, MSc degree in Veterinary Parasitology and PhD in Veterinary Parasitology;
  • Provide veterinarians and related professionals with the latest knowledge and skills in applied pathology, parasitology and immunology of parasites, diagnosis and control;
  • Strengthen the teaching and research activities of the Department as well as those of the College and related academic and research institutions in Ethiopia and other African countries (with possible collaborations);
  • To become nationally, regionally as well as internationally competent academic and research program.

Programs and admission requirements of PaP

Program objectives:
The general objectives of the program is to produce a highly skilled veterinary specialists in the area of Veterinary Parasitology and pathology equipped with sufficient theoretical knowledge, practical skills, latest scientific techniques and deep rooted research caliber to deal with applied research issues, in parasites affecting animals as well as zoonotic pathogens affecting human health.
Specific Objectives

  • To offer specialized training that leads to an MSc Degree in Veterinary Pathology, MSc degree in Veterinary Parasitology and PhD in Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Provide veterinarians and related professionals with latest knowledge and skills in applied Pathology, Parasitology and immunology of parasites, diagnosis and control.
  • Strengthen the teaching and research activities of the department as well as the college, as well as related academic and research institutions in Ethiopia, and also that of African countries (with possible collaboration)
  • To become nationally, regionally as well as internationally competent academic and research program.

 
Courses:
Undergraduate courses:

  • Veterinary Parasitology I and II
  • Veterinary General Pathology
  • Veterinary Systemic Pathology
  • Poultry Diseases
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology I and II

Graduate courses:
MSc in Tropical Veterinary Parasitology

  • Veterinary General Parasitology
  • Veterinary Helminthology
  • Veterinary Protozoology
  • Veterinary Entomology and Acarology
  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Seminar on Current Veterinary Parasitology topics
  • Research Methods and Applied Statistics
  • Pedagogy

MSc in Tropical Veterinary Pathology

  • Veterinary General Pathology
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology
  • Avian Pathology
  • Veterinary Special Pathology
  • Veterinary Pathophysiology
  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Seminar on Current Veterinary Pathology topics
  • Research Methods and Applied Statistics
  • Pedagogy

PhD in Tropical Veterinary Parasitology

  • Parasitological and Molecular techniques in Parasitology
  • Advances in Entomology/Helminthology/Protozoology
  • Parasitic Immunology and Immunopathology
  • Seminar on Current Parasitology topics
  • Advanced Biostatistics and research Methods
  • Philosophy and Ethics in Science
  • Communication Skills and Pedagogy

Admission requirements:
 
For MSc in Tropical Veterinary Pathology and For MSc in Tropical Veterinary Parasitology

  • Recognized degree in Veterinary Medicine and related fields such as Human Medicine, BSc in VLT or BVSc
  • Preferably two years of work experience
  • A candidate submits a testimony of financial support

 
For PhD in Tropical Veterinary Parasitology

  • Recognized MSc/MVSc degree in Veterinary Sciences
  • Preferably two years of work experience
  • Priority will be given to candidates from teaching and research institutions
  • A candidate submits a testimony of financial support or letter of scholarship from sponsoring organization

 
Facilities for Academic purposes

  • Staff offices on Post graduate building
  • Veterinary Parasitology Laboratory
  • Veterinary Pathology Laboratory
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory (Core lab , Ethio-Belgian project)
  • Abattoir

Contacts of PaP

Current Head: Dr. Hagos Ashenafi, Associate Professor (DVM, MSc, PhD)
Mobile: + 251-911-405318
Email: hagos83@yahoo.com
Office location: Dean’s and Department Head’s building first floor, Bishoftu
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