Ghanaian veterinary officer heads Commonwealth Veterinary Association


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Ghanaian veterinary officer heads Commonwealth Veterinary Association

A Ghanaian veterinary officer, Dr. Richard Suu-Ire, has been elected president of Commonwealth Veterinary Association (CVA), a statement issued in Accra on Saturday said. Dr. Suu-Ire succeeds Dr. Robin Yarrow of Fiji who served as president for a four-term. The election means the office of the Association moves from Fiji to Ghana as he serves his four-year term from 2008-2012. Ghana will also host the fifth Pan-Commonwealth Veterinary Conference. A statement signed by the Dr. Kwasi Darkwa, President of Ghana Veterinary Medical Association, said Dr. Suu-Ire was elected at the Executive Committee Meeting held in Barbados. He is a wildlife epidemiologist of the Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Dr. Suu-Ire is a product of Kishenev Agricultural Institute, USSR Royal Veterinary College Institute of Zoology and University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K. His is currently collaborating with University of Cambridge and ZSL researching into West African fruit bats. Panapress.

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