On December 28th, Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Association Leyla Aliyeva attended the inauguration of the Veterinary Clinic in Nizami district of Baku, the first in the South Caucasus in terms of territory and provision with state-of-the-art equipment.
The Veterinary Clinic under the Veterinary Research Institute of the Agriculture Ministry has been constructed to meet the modern standards.
While becoming acquainted with the Clinic, minister of agriculture Inam Kerimov informed that diagnostics and treatment of domestic animals, as well as livestock will be carried out at the clinic, which is located in a 1000-sq.m. area on the territory of the institute. This is the first veterinary clinic in the South Caucasus to have such a big territory and be provided with state-of-the-art equipment.
Some 20 people will be employed at the Veterinary Clinic, comprised of veterinarians, medical assistants, and laboratory technicians. Provision of such services as reception, quarantine, stationary service, therapy, toxicology, dermatology, ophthalmology, surgery, ultrasonic diagnostics, X-ray, biochemical laboratory, as well as veterinary service in an ambulance.
It was informed that an Order dated April 22, 2020 was signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On some measures associated with improving services being provided in veterinary medicine”. Institutional changes are being carried out in veterinary medicine in connection with the execution of the order. The sphere where veterinary services are provided based on a state order will be replaced by a private veterinary service, with future activities of the specialists of veterinary stations being based on a contract.
Leyla Aliyeva observed a surgery being conducted on a cat.