The Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, a key roleplayer in international networks of first-rate institutions, conducts important research and provides top-quality education and related services in animal health, with a special focus on infectious and parasitic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
The vision will be achieved by realizing the following strategic objectives:
- strengthening current partnerships, and establishing new ones, with national and international research and funding organizations,
- providing top-quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and continuing professional development in collaboration with strategic partners,
- strengthening the research capacity and increasing the research output of the Department, and
- having well equipped laboratories geared to support training, research and diagnostic services in each discipline.