A legislative initiative to create the Veterinarians College was debated by the Parliament’s commission on agriculture and food industry on October 10 and will be submitted to the legislature for consideration. The College will manage the fundamental aspects of the sanitary-veterinary activities and will coordinate the continuous professional development of specialists, IPN reports.
The Veterinarians College will be an autonomous, apolitical and nonprofit professional organization that will mandatorily include all the veterinarians of the Republic of Moldova. Its annual revenues will consist of the annual membership dues.
The same bill defines the organization and practicing of the profession of veterinarian. The veterinarian’s area of acuity will include veterinarian medicine concerning the health and wellbeing of animals, food safety, veterinarian lab diagnosis, surveillance of cleanness of fodder and other nutritive products intended for animals.
The veterinarian will prescribe, issue, sell and administer veterinarian pharmaceutical products, raticides and disinfectants, but the work of this will not be entrepreneurial activity. The bill sets down measures to hold the veterinarians disciplinarily accountable.
Also, the Professional Veterinarian’s Day will be celebrated in Moldova on the last Saturday of April.