Animal Health Technician

Animal Health TechnicianAnimal health technicians are members of a learned and honourable profession and are required to at all times act in a manner that shall maintain and promote the prestige, honour, dignity and interests of the profession.   Animal health technicians fulfil an important task with regard to the health of both the animal and human population in South Africa and are mainly responsible for the maintenance of primary animal health care.    

No person may practise the profession of an animal health technician unless the person is registered with the SAVC.

The "Course of conduct for animal health technicians" is part of the rules pertaining to animal health technicians and has been included under "Rules".

Services pertaining to the profession of animal health technician

Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa

Veterinary Council of Namibia

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)

Kenya Veterinary Board

Veterinary Council of Tanzania

Botswana Veterinary Association

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