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,
26 Apr - 26 Apr 2014
WAVMA Free Webinar: "Issues Facing Fish & Aquatic . . .
in Celebration of World Veterinary Day & the Beginnings of a Global Dialogue
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
WSPA Consultation on Global Standards of Animal Welfare in . . .
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is launching a global survey on suitable standards of excellence in applying animal welfare principles in vet schools, with support of the WVA.
GARC - Global Rabies Elimination – Making the Case
On 1-3rd April 2014, WVA’s Veterinary Policy Officer, Dr. Zeev Noga participated in the annual meeting of the Partners for Rabies Prevention (PRP) in Wolfsberg, Switzerland.
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.