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.
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.
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.
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.
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.