The Veterinary Services Directorate seeks to promote animal health to safeguard food security, human health and animal welfare by controlling animal diseases of economic and zoonotic importance in the province and country at large. It also supports community developments and projects.
In order to build capacity in this unit, the Department intends to procure 3 fully-fledged mobile theatres that will contribute to elimination of diseases such rabies and other opportunistic animal diseases.
The Veterinary Services will continue with their vaccination campaigns. The success of this is clearly visible in the decline of Rabies cases in the province.