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,
23 Apr - 26 Apr 2014
26 Apr - 26 Apr 2014
International Conference on One Medicine One Science . . .
The iCOMOS is an international conference hosted by the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.
27 Apr - 30 Apr 2014
The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis
WVA and WSAVA signed a Memorandum of Understanding
On 4th April 2014, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) signed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).
Global Webinar on Animal Welfare - Registration open now
On 29th April 2014, in the occasion of the World Veterinary Day, the WVA and EC will hold a Global Webinar on Animal Welfare.
WVA Position Papers on One Health Concept and Animal Welfare . . .
On 20 March 2014, the WVA Council adopted the WVA position papers on One Health Concept and the Role of the Veterinarian in Animal Welfare.
28th FAO Regional Conference for Africa
On 24-28th March 2014, the WVA President, Dr Faouzi Kechrid, attend the 28th FAO Regional Conference for Africa which was held in Tunis, Tunisia.