Resources for COVID-19 Information

The WVA is pleased to provide this list of resources compiled from national and international veterinary groups, public health agencies, and intergovernmental organizations.

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WVA created a list of 154 guidelines, action plans and promotional material on prudent use of antimicrobials, covering a large number of countries, languages, veterinary aspects and animal species.

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WVA Model Veterinarians’ Oath

The WVA developed the Model Veterinarians’ Oath to be used as a template by veterinary organizations that have not yet developed an oath or by those associations considering revising an existing oath.

Click here to access the WVA Model Veterinarians’ Oath

Welcome to the WVA Site

S.M. Johnson CHIANG
Caring for animals = Caring for our planet
Dr. S.M. Johnson CHIANG

The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is the world’s largest family of veterinarians, as well as the common voice for them all. Representing more than 500,000 veterinarians through 95 veterinary member associations on six continents, the WVA unites the veterinary profession at a global level. The WVA supports the work of veterinarians in diverse areas of medicine, research, practice, and outreach and is guided by its belief in One Health, which recognizes that humans and animals share the natural environment and create harmony with and for each other. The WVA envisions that collaboration between the veterinary profession and other professions can ensure that humans, animals, and the environment prosper together.
Thank you for visiting the website of the WVA!

Dr. S.M. Johnson CHIANG


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Zambian Veterinary Conference and Annual General Meeting

The Veterinary Association of Zambia Cordially invites you to the Zambian Veterinary conference and Annual General ...


22 Apr - 24 Apr 2020


New Fairmount Hotel, Livingston


QUAD AALAS Symposium

19th Annual Lab Animal Science Symposium


30 Apr - 01 May 2020




Resources for COVID-19 Information

Veterinarians, as trained health professionals and One Health advocates, are an important source of information regarding SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2020

OIE and WVA joint press release: Covid-19 and Designation of . . .

In the framework of the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA) jointly draw attention to the roles and responsibilities

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Wed, 18 Mar 2020

Cancellation of World Veterinary Association Congress 2020

With a heavy heart, we regret to inform you that the 36th World Veterinary Association Congress which was originally scheduled to take place in Auckland New Zealand on 6-8 April 2020 is now cancelled

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Mon, 16 Mar 2020

World Veterinary Day Award 2020 - Environmental protection . . .

The WVA and HealthforAnimals are proud to announce the 2020 World Veterinary Day theme: Environmental protection for improving animal and human health.

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Mon, 17 Feb 2020

Job Vacancy at the World Veterinary Association.

The WVA is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to support the work of the WVA in its office in Brussels, Belgium.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2020


WVA Policy Statements

WVA devises its policies as a projected program comprising desired objectives and the means to achieve them.

Rabies is 100% preventable, but remains a daily threat to millions around the world.

It doesn’t have to be this way.