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Veterinarians care for your pets

Veterinarians look after the health and the happiness of your pets. They not only provide treatments when they are ill, but are also in charge of disease prevention all around the world.

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Veterinarians care for livestock health

Veterinarians help farmers to keep livestock healthy and the farming industry strong. They deal with animal diseases in order to prevent them from spreading to humans and to other animals.

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Veterinarians care for food safety

Veterinarians ensure that animal products such as - meat, fish, dairy and eggs - come from healthy animals, are disease-free, and therefore safe for human consumption.

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Veterinarians care for animal welfare

Along with animal health, animal welfare is a core competence of veterinarians. Veterinarians raise awareness and promote the protection of animals.

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Welcome to the WVA Site

Faouzi Kechrid
The One World-One health concept, animal health, animal welfare and public health.
Faouzi Kechrid
President

The WVA is a federation of over 80 national veterinary medical associations throughout the World. We also have regional, specialist, and observer veterinary association members.

The WVA is the internationally recognized representative of global veterinary medicine. It was founded in 1863 in Hamburg, Germany, but was completely reorganized in 1997. The WVA has collaborative agreements with the OIE, FAO and WHO.

Important is the World Veterinary Congress [WVC] every two years. In 2013 WVA will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a WVC in Prague, Czech Republic.

For one profession, one vision and one voice,

Faouzi Kechrid
President

When

10 Sep - 12 Sep 2014

Where

Place: University of Cantaberia, Spain

 

The 41st Congress of the World Association for the History . . .

The 41st Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine (WAHVM) will be held at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom 10-13 September 2014

When

10 Sep - 13 Sep 2014

1st Latin American Congress of Veterinary Medicine, . . .

This is the first time an event of this specialty will take place in Latin America and will bring together professionals from across the region.

When

11 Sep - 14 Sep 2014

Where

Santiago, Chile

World Rabies Day 2014 - Me and my dog campaign

The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) launched a campaign called "me and my dog" to encourage people with dogs to share photos and support canine rabies vaccinations to keep everyone safe.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014

What makes an excellent veterinary school? – You tell us

World Animal Protection are conducting a global survey on standards of excellence in animal welfare for veterinary schools.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014

63rd General Assembly of the International Veterinary . . .

On 7 August 2014, the WVA Councillor for Asia and Oceania, Dr Achariya Sailasuta, participated at the 63rd General Assembly of the IVSA in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014

WVA ELECTIONS 2014 - LIST OF CANDIDATES

The WVA is delighted to announce the candidates for the WVA Elections 2014 for the positions of President, President Elect and Councillors.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014

WVA – WMA GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH CONCEPT

On 15th July 2014, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) had a meeting with representatives of the World Medical Association (WMA), the Spanish Medical and the Spanish Veterinary Associations.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014