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Veterinary Pathology Workshop, Rwanda.

June 23, 2022 @ 8:30 am June 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT

The Davis-Thompson Foundation, Global Health Pathology Network, Gorilla Doctors and University of Rwanda will hold an incredible 2-days workshop in veterinary pathology with necropsy practices and diagnostics of typical diseases encountered in Rwanda.

No registration fees! You can attend both or either day! Meet your veterinary colleagues and enter a diagnostic competition. Register today, spaces are limited.

To register, please email Julius Nziza at or Jean Bosco NOHERI  at

Location: Musanze, Rwanda, Gorilla Doctors Headquarters

A zoom link will be provided to registrants that are unable to attend the afternoon sessions in person.

If you have any questions, please contact:  Kathy Gabrielson at:


Thursday June 23, 2022

8:30 am – 10:00 am: Pathology and Necropsy overview (goals, terms, methods, examples of gross lesions and description. Participants will receive pre-class learning material by email.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Practical experience- Pig and goat necropsies

12:00 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Pig diagnostic session (pig diseases common to Rwanda)

Break 15 minutes

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm: Goat diagnostic session (goat diseases common to Rwanda)

Break 10 minutes

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: he identification of metazoans in tissue (Dr. Sarah Poynton)

Break 10 minutes

4:10 pm – 5:15 pm: Zoonoses diagnostic session (zoonoses in wildlife and domestic animals)

Friday June 24, 2022

8:30 am – 9:30 am: Review of learning points from previous day

9:30 am – 11:30 am: Practical experience- Poultry Necropsy

11:30 am- 12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm:  Poultry diagnostic session (poultry diseases common to Rwanda)


2:15 pm – 3:30 pm:  Cattle diagnostic session (cattle and wildlife diseases in Rwanda)


3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Wildlife diagnostic session


Kathy Gabrielson, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Johns Hopkins University

Dalen Agnew, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Michigan State University

Dr. Sarah Poynton, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Jean Bosco Noheri, DVM, MWHM, Field Veterinarian, Gorilla Doctors, Rwanda

Tukei Michael, PhD

School of Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine

University of Rwanda, Nyagatare Campus

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