Strategic Plan of the Faculty of Veterinary Science

Prophecy

The Faculty of Veterinary Science is committed to the development of the health and comfort of animals and humans through higher education, research, professional work and the provision of services to the Herat community and the country.

Vision

   Improvement of the educational level qualitatively and quantitatively in accordance with international standards, taking into account the needs of the community for the development of health, production, comfort of animals, public health and the development of veterinary services to the Herat and the country with a slogan "Animal welfare, National wealth". Promote the culture of unit health and create a coherent research field in the field of animal and human medicine.

Values ​​and Principles

   The faculty strives to take every step that it takes, including generalizing and promoting new knowledge and simultaneously discovering socially and technically the principles that will enable the faculty to develop excellent human resources, new technology and to disseminate them to serve Livestock and the livestock community in Herat province and elsewhere in the country.

1.      Specialization and meritocracy

2.      Commitment and accountability

3.      Innovation in educational and research activities

4.      Attention to quality in all aspects and activities of this faculty

5.      Emphasize the spirit of cooperation and teamwork.

6.      Emphasize mutual respect at all levels.

Targets

1.      Providing professional higher education in different sectors of veterinary science and livelihoods for students

2.      Training a scientific and practical specialist generation (such as raising their level of awareness on how to prevent, control, diagnose and treat animal diseases).

3.      Providing facilities for the advancement of research and development in the field of veterinary science and livestock

4.      The training, development and promotion of such specialized sciences and technology transfer to farmers in need of cooperation with the Herat Department of Agriculture and neighboring provinces.

5.      Assistance in establishing a standardized service system around the country

6.      Development of health, production and comfort of animals for public health

7.      Helping to prevent diseases and assess risk factors for the development of food safety, Bio-security, Vaccinology and Therapeutic / Antimicrobial use

8.      To raise the level of animal production and comfort

9.      Maintaining and improving the social status of the faculty.

Weaknesses

In the Field of Education

·         Lack of education at higher levels

·         The lack of laboratories in carrying out practical work related to the various related topics of this faculty.

·         Lack of new disciplines and departments

·         Over-representation of undergraduate students

·         The lack of attention of some faculty members to the promotion of their scientific abilities

·         Not having an animal farm to better understand the practical aspects of the subject

·         Not having a breeding center for artificial insemination

·         Insufficient physical space required to provide educational services

·         Lack of proper facilities for providing educational services

·         Disproportionate number of students and professors

In the Field of Research

·         The shortage of newly created and specialized books needed and the library's lack of research resources

·         Lack of scientific and research journal in faculty and departments

·         Excessive focus on teaching toward research and lack of research departments in faculty

·         The lack of laboratories equipped for conducting research processes

·         Not having experienced animals and field work on experienced animals

·         The lack of a willingness to actively keep the library and inadequate physical space for the library

·         Lack of adequate Internet access for the use of new potential scientific and research resources

The Role of Faculty in Society

·     The inadequate connections of faculty with the community

·    in the field of management and human resources

·    The lack of academic members and low academic professors

·   Shortage of equipment and credits

·   The weakness of the supervisory system in the faculty

·   The weakness of the culture of scientific discussion in the members of the scientific cadre and students

·   Severe physical education and research in the faculty

·   The lack of a strategic plan and policy in the development of the faculty

  The lack of internal network within the university and between the faculties (Intranet)

Strengths

In the Field of Education

·         The existence of major departments in accordance with the needs of the country

·         Having laboratories equipped with microbiology, parasitology and petrology

·         Having an animal clinic

·         The existence of a relatively well-equipped library at the faculty level

·         The availability of computer rooms for students and the relatively good internet for professors

In the Field of Research

·         Students interested in participating in research work

·         Existence of potential capabilities in conducting applied research projects and projects

·         Cooperation with private farms

The Role of Faculty in Society

·         Existence of potential capacity to expand cooperation with the environment

In the Field of Management and Human Resources

·         The members of the scientific staff are quite young and efficient

·         Relative benefit from the Internet

·         Existence of strategic views in faculty

·         There are different committees at the faculty level

·         The existence of a spirit of cooperation and mutual respect between the faculty and the staff of this faculty

Opportunities

In the Field of Education

·         The existence of a system of administrative reform in state institutions

·         Increased preference and willingness of private entities (manufacturing and services) to hire educated and professional people

·         The interest in higher education in community culture

·         Existence of scholarships

In the Field of Research

·         Feeling the need for extensive research on common diseases between humans and animals

·         Feeling the need for extensive research on the determination of food quality from animal sources used by humans, as well as conducting research to find out the debris in foods, identifying their bad effects on human society and trying to prevent them.

The Role of Faculty in Society

·         There are areas of scientific cooperation with both domestic and foreign universities

·         The strategic location of Herat province

·         In the field of management and human resources

·         Development of facilities and communication and information infrastructure

·         The use of internal and external scholarships for professors to study at higher levels

Threats

In the Field of Education

·         Failure of his budget by universities

·         The lack of university independence in terms of revenues and expenditures

·         Complex and lengthy procedures during modifications and modifications in the field of academic procedures (especially curriculum reform)

·         The existence of a centralized decision-making system in higher education institutions

·         Emphasis on the implementation of the same curriculum in all Veterinary faculties in the country

·         Introduction of a large number of students to this faculty through Kankour

·         Introducing students who are less interested in this discipline

·         Failure or assistance from veterinary services and animal health services with this faculty in the teaching and research process

·         The lack of coordination between human and animal health organizations and the culture of collaboration between these two disciplines

In the Field of Research

·         lack of funding for research projects at universities

·         Lack of cooperative spirit among institutions (especially the private sector) to complete research projects

·         Failure of his budget by universities

·         The lack of university independence in terms of revenues and expenditures

·         Failure or assistance from veterinary services and animal health services with this faculty in the teaching and research process

·         Lack of access to national and international scientific journals and scientific research results in the worl

The Role of Faculty in Society

·         Lack of attention to the status and status of universities

·         Not having a share in the development and promotion of science and technology related to veterinary science and livelihoods for farmers

In the Field of Management and Human Resources

·         Abuse of political currents from university

·         The full dependence of the faculty and university on foreign scholarships to promote the academic level of the faculty

·         Lack of training programs and capacity building for the faculty members

·         The lack of a coherent and systematic database at the faculty and college level

·         Not having adequate budget

·         Lack of university independence in terms of revenues and expenditures