Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Veterinary Medicine on the 5th of September, 2022 received ten pieces of Veterinary literature from Professor David Mckenzie from Tuskegee University, USA.
Receiving the books on behalf of the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) Dr. Esther Amemor, the Head of the Clinical Studies Department thanked Professor David Mckenzie for the kind donation. She revealed that the books are highly sought after and it will help in the training of Veterinary students.
The donated books include Veterinary Physiology, Large Animal Internal Medicine, and Parasitology for Veterinarians, The Merk Veterinary Manual, Veterinary Drug Handbook, Veterinary Anatomy, Small Animal Internal Medicine, and Sheep, Goat and Cervid Medicine.
Professor Benjamin Emikpe the Dean of KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine in his remarks called for more support and collaboration to improve the training of Veterinary students. Prof. Emikpe expressed his delight in the School’s collaboration with Tuskegee University and their immense help in the improved training of students in the School.
He also revealed that Professor Mckenzie who was a visiting lecturer to the KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine contributed a lot to the research and training of Clinical students. Professor David Mckenzie aside the donation has facilitated a full scholarship for staff and two alumni of the School.
Professor Emikpe finally noted that KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine is keen on bringing in more collaborators and gradually helping in the facilitation of the School’s mandate which is to train highly qualified Veterinary Surgeons with sufficient clinical and scientific knowledge.