Press Release - The OIE and the WVA jointly celebrate World Veterinary Day 2017

On World Veterinary Day, the OIE and the WVA pay tribute to the crucial role played by veterinarians in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

This year, the event focuses on the action the profession can take to preserve the efficacy of antimicrobial treatments, which are essential resources to protect human health as well as animal health and welfare. Throughout the day, and all around the world, the many initiatives led by veterinarians to raise awareness on this essential issue in their countries will come under the spotlight.

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