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World Veterinary Association Congress 2020

The World Veterinary Association Congress 2020 will take place in Auckland, New Zealand on 6-8 April 2020 - Save the date

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GLOBAL REPOSITORY OF AVAILABLE GUIDELINES FOR RESP

WVA created a list of 75 guidelines, action plans and promotional material on prudent use of antimicrobials, covering large number of countries, languages, veterinary aspects and animal species.

Click here to access the list
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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
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Welcome to the WVA Site

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

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
President

WE ARE VETERINARIANS

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VETERINARY IMAGE-GUIDED INTERVENTIONS

We will host Chick Weisse and Allyson Berent as lecturers on September 21-22, 2019

When

21 Sep - 22 Sep 2019

Renewal of the contract for the provisions of services by . . .

FVE and WVA are delighted to announce that during the FVE General Assembly, on 7th June 2019, World Veterinary Association President, Dr S.M. Johnson CHIANG and FVE President Dr Rafael LAGUENS signed

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Thu, 27 Jun 2019

GLOBAL REPOSITORY OF AVAILABLE GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE . . .

In the context of promoting prudent use of antimicrobials under veterinary supervision, the WVA and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) conducted in 2018 a survey

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Wed, 26 Jun 2019

Dr. Leon Russell, former WVA president, passed away

Dr. Leon Russell, former president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the first American president of the World Veterinary Association (WVA), has died.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2019

New WVA Position Statement on Food Security and Nutrition

On 27th April 2019, the WVA Council adopted the WVA position statement on Food Security and Nutrition that was prepared by the WVA Policy Committee.

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Tue, 21 May 2019

WVA Model Veterinarians’ Oath

On 27th April 2019, the WVA Council adopted the WVA Model Veterinarians’ Oath.

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Wed, 15 May 2019

Publications

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.