25 Nov 2022

World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week

The World Veterinary Association is highly committed to preventing antimicrobial resistance by working together with other stakeholders through the One Health approach. The WVA and its member national associations and stakeholders must work against AMR through awareness campaigns, professional and public education programs, and pharmaceutical stewardship, and propose and share appropriate actions in this with […]

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19 Nov 2022

World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week 2022

WVA contribute to global AMR discussions as they pertain to veterinarians and their access to and use of antimicrobials. The veterinary profession continues to emphasize the importance of understanding the principles of antimicrobial resistance and ensuring responsible use of antimicrobials. Antimicrobial resistance are key priorities of the WVA’s Strategic Plan

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3 Nov 2022

One Health Day

The WVA recognizes that the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants, and the wider environment (including ecosystems) are closely linked and interdependent. Our organization is firmly committed to participating in the integrated, unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimize the health of people, animals and ecosystems. The WVA will continue contributing […]

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25 Oct 2022

Call for Mentors – Uganda

The WVA in partnership with EuFMD (FAO unit) and HealthforAnimals are now launching the call for mentors in Central andEastern – North Eastern Uganda. Would you like to share your knowledge and support veterinary paraprofessionals (VPPs) in improving their preventive healthcare skills while growing their businesses? We are pleased to invite experienced veterinarians and veterinary […]

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21 Oct 2022

Reptile Awareness Day

Today, the World Veterinary Association acknowledges Reptile Awareness Day to help protect and conserve reptiles. The WVA encourages veterinarians and society to learn more about these amazing creatures, recognizing the very real threat of habitat loss and extinction impacting on so many species, the importance of preserving natural habitats, and promoting the appreciation and conservation […]

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10 Oct 2022

World Mental Health Day

Today, the 10th of October is World Mental Health Day. The WVA wants to recognize the enormous effort made by veterinarians and their teams. The veterinary profession is profoundly rewarding but it also comes with some work-related stress issues and we want to support our colleague’s wellness and self-care. Veterinarians are aware though that this […]

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4 Oct 2022


Today, October 4th, WVA  celebrates World Animal Day 2022 World Animal Day unites all animal welfare movements, aiming at making the world a better place for all animals.  The WVA supports and promotes best practices and education about animal welfare to its member associations and the public. Animal Welfare is a core mandate of the veterinary community generally and of veterinarians individually. Please click HERE for more information on the WVA  Animal Welfare activities […]

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3 Oct 2022


The WVA is delighted to announce that registration for the World Veterinary Association Congress is now open! The 38th World Veterinary Association Congress will be held from the 26 to 29 of April 2023 in Taipei, Taiwan. It has always been the goal of the World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC) to bring veterinarians from across the […]

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27 Sep 2022


Today, the 28th of September 2022 is World Rabies Day. In a joint statement, the World Veterinary Association and the World Medical Association, say that dog-bite transmitted rabies is a disease of neglected populations, frequently in resource-poor areas. This year’s World Rabies Day will continue to highlight and promote these undertakings, with the goal to […]

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5 Sep 2022

Call for mentors!

The WVA in partnership with EuFMD (FAO unit) and HealthforAnimals are now launching the call for mentors in Kaduna and Oyo states (Nigeria).

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