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,
Free WAVMA webinar on Diseases of Dolphins.
A free WAVMA WebCEPD webinar. This presentation will cover the pathology of select disease conditions that affect ...
24 Sep - 24 Sep 2014
16th ESVCP Annual Congress - Milan (Italy), October 1-4, . . .
the Department of Veterinary Sciences and Public Health, University of Milan and President ESVCP (European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology), are organizing the "16th Annual ESVCP ...
3rd EAVLD Congress (European Association of Veterinary . . .
on behalf of the Local Organizing Committee we are proud to announce the next 3rd EAVLD Congress, that will be held in Pisa (Italy) from October 12th to October 15th, 2014.
Global One Health Challenge
Rabies is preventable and global elimination of this terrifying zoonosis is possible. Veterinary and medical students have an essential future role to play in making this a reality.
Meeting of the Editorial Board of the Gateway to Animal . . .
On 8 September 2014, the WVA Veterinary Policy Advisor, Dr Zeev Noga participated in the meeting of the FAO Editorial Board of the Gateway to Animal Welfare which took place in Rome.
World Rabies Day 2014 - Me and my dog campaign
The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) launched a campaign called "me and my dog" to encourage people with dogs to share photos and support canine rabies vaccinations to keep everyone safe.
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.