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,
10 Sep - 12 Sep 2014
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.