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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

World Buiatrics Congress

The 2014 congress will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre from 27 July 2014 to 1 August 2014.

When

27 Jul - 01 Aug 2014

Where

Cairns, Australia

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

European Commission Newsletter on Animal Welfare

The European Commission published the latest issue of Newsletter on Animal Welfare devoted this time to education and training.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Coming soon - WVA Global Online Education Portal

The WVA has entered into Partnership with Verified Learning Company to create one central online resource of Veterinary Education.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Short History of the World Veterinary Association 1863-1994

We found in the WVA archives an interesting document on the History of the WVA between 1863 and 1994 that was written by WVA former Secretary General (1991-1994), Dr E. Aalbers.

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Fri, 11 Jul 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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Fri, 04 Jul 2014

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - post-antibiotic era is a . . .

Following the publication of a WHO global report on AMR surveillance, the world ministers of health and agriculture met to discuss ways to face the challenges posed by the threat of AMR.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014