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37th World Veterinary Association Congress

The WVA is delighted to announce that the 37th World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC2022) will take place in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on 29 – 31 March 2022.

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5th WVA/MSD Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

80 scholarships of US$ 2,500 to be granted to selected students from countries in the regions of Latin America, Africa, North Africa/Middle East and Asia/Oceania.

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WVA Strategic Plan 2020-2025

In March of 2020, the WVA Council adopted the WVA Strategic Planning Working Group’s proposal for the 2020 – 2025 WVA Strategy.

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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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Welcome to the WVA Site

Dr. Patricia TURNER
Caring for animals = Caring for our planet
Dr. Patricia TURNER
WVA President

More than ever, during the current global SARS CoV-2 pandemic, it is critical for veterinarians around the world to come together to solve our common One Health challenges, to continue to provide high quality educational opportunities for veterinarians and students, to protect animal welfare, and to support each other. The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is an independent international association representing veterinary professionals working in all fields of practice with all species of animals around the world. The WVA's role is to bring current issues forward to member associations and provide a forum for veterinarians to communicate and achieve consensus on issues that are critical to the profession. I would like to encourage you to reach out and let the WVA know what issues your association is dealing with. Please also consider volunteering some time to provide expert knowledge and support on one of the WVA's Working Groups. Through collaboration we can work towards enhancing the recognition and perceived value of veterinarians around the world!

Dr. Patricia TURNER
WVA President

WE ARE VETERINARIANS

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37th World Veterinary Association Congress

The WVA is delighted to announce that the 37th World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC2022) will take place in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on 29 – 31 March 2022.

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Thu, 12 Aug 2021

2021 World Veterinary Day Award - Short report

The WVA would like to thank all of the veterinary organizations and associated veterinary professionals around the world for their active participation in World Veterinary Day 2021.

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Wed, 11 Aug 2021

WVA Welcomes a new intern, Mrs Lisa Buren

WVA Welcomes a new intern, Mrs Lisa Buren, Lisa Buren is a 5th-year student of veterinary medicine at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

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Mon, 02 Aug 2021

AVMA wins World Veterinary Day Award 2021 recognizing the . . .

The World Veterinary Day is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April to recognize the work of veterinarians around the world and their contributions to improving animal health and welfare

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Fri, 30 Jul 2021

OIE and WVA Joint Statement - Countries must prioritise . . .

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA) unite in encouraging countries to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination access for veterinary professionals.

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Fri, 09 Jul 2021

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