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Veterinary Public Health, Basic Principles, Legislature (#65843)

Class: Third year course (elective)

Course Coordinator: Dr Eyal Klement

Format: 4-5 hour lecture/week (126 hours, semester A+B)

Grading: Final examination

  • Public health in Israel and the world
  • Veterinary public health in Israel and the world
  • The center for municipal administration and its interaction with the municipal veterinarian
  • Infrastructure of the veterinary services
  • The role and duties of governmental veterinarians
  • Food inspection service in the ministry of health – structure roles and responsibility
  • The roles and duties of municipal and public health veterinarians
  • Manpower and equipment in the municipal veterinary unit
  • Interaction of the public health veterinarian with governmental authorities
  • Public health education of the citizens
  • Legislation in Israel and relevant laws
  • Public prosecution – responsibilities and authorities
  • Examples from the field of the interaction between the public health veterinarian and law occupation authorities
  • The law for dog inspection
  • Inspection and law occupation authorities
  • Rabies – pathogenesis, pathology, clinical signs, epidemiology in Israel and the world
  • The governmental veterinarian during rabies events
  • The municipal veterinarian during rabies event
  • Visit in the laboratory for rabies diagnosis
  • Inspection of petting zoos
  • euthanzia
  • Dog shelter and rabies observation
  • Interaction of the public health veterinarian with nature preservation authorities and wild life
  • Business legislation
  • Business legislation and the public helath veterinarian
  • Inspection of food business
  • Fish and fisheries in Israel
  • Food technology - fish
  • Veterinary inspection of fish marketing and transportation in the national level
  • Laboratory diagnosis of fish illness and quality
  • Veterinary inspection of fish marketing and transportation in the municipal level
  • Poultry in Israel – legislation and veterinary inspection
  • Veterinary inspection of pet birds
  • Salmonellosis in poultry
  • Avian influenza
  • Marketing of poultry meat and eggs
  • Slaughter house legislation
  • Slaughter – religion aspects
  • Brucellosis in Israel and the world
  • Animal welfare legislation and its interaction with Rabies legislation
  • Food technology - meat
  • Interaction of the municipal veterinarian with the media
  • The art of presentation
  • Veterinary inspection of poultry slaughter houses
  • Pre-marketing inspection of animal derived food
  • Carcass treatment in the municipal authority
  • The Inspection unit of the veterinary services – interaction with the municipal veterinarian
  • Ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection in the slaughter house
  • Visit in the food inspection laboratory veterinary institute
  • Food legislation and inspection
  • Catering – inspection of production, delivery and supply
  • Food additives – legislation and inspection
  • Food labeling
  • Sanitary and monitoring programs for animal derived food factories
  • The municipal veterinarian role during crisis or emergency
  • The municipal veterinarian interaction with non-governmental animal welfare organisations
  • Stray cats – legislation and control by the municipal veterinarian
  • Cattle in Israel – from the farm to the slaughter house
  • Sheep and goats - from the farm to the slaughter house
  • Pigs - from the farm to the slaughter house
  • Introduction to food inspection, ISO 22000, codex alimentarius
  • Preliminary steps for HACCP,GMP,SSOP
  • Exercise – HACCP algorithm
  • Epidemiology
  • HACCP principle no.1
  • Identification of risk factors in food production (Biological, Chemical and physical)
  • Exercise – identification of risk factors
  • HACCP principles 2-7
  • Analysis of risk factors, determination of critical control points, repair actions, report and registry