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,
Vet Lectures and IUVC: CE event in Baja on the Sea of Cortez
Vet Lectures and The International Union of Veterinary Cyclists are hosting an all-inclusive CE event in Baja on the Sea of Cortez, February 15th-20th, 2014
Eurasia Veterinary Conference
After the very successful last Eurasia Veterinary Conferences in Bangkok, Bali, Langkawi, Phuket, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam ...
17 Feb - 21 Feb 2014
16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases
The International Society for Infectious Diseases is delighted to announce that our next International Congress on Infectious Diseases will be held in Cape Town, South Africa.
WVA meeting with South American Veterinary Associations
In the occasion of the OIE Conference on Veterinary Education which took place in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil , the WVA organized a meeting with South American National Veterinary Associations.
3rd OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the . . .
A WVA delegation is attending in these days (4-6 December) the 3rd OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of the Veterinary Statutory Body in Foz de Iguazu, Brazil.
2nd WVA Global Summit – Summary
Following the success of the 1st WVA, OIE, WHO and FAO Global Summit 2011, these organizations prepared the 2nd WVA Global Summit 2013: “Global Wellbeing – a Partnership of Animal and Human Health”.
WSPA - Response to super typhoon Haiyan
WSPA's Disaster Assessment Response Team is in the Philippines working with key partner organisations to assess and coordinate the needs of animals and their owners impacted by Typhoon Haiyan.
Doctor Honoris Causa for WVA President, Dr Faouzi Kechrid
On 12 November 2013, during the Nigerian veterinary medical Congress in Abuja, the College of Veterinary Surgeons Nigeria (CVSN) and the Veterinary Council of Nigeria honoured the WVA President