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19 Feb 2024

Dr Shane Renwick, part of CVMA staff, is the winner of Medicine Stewardship category of the WVA Global Veterinary Awards

The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) are pleased to announce the winner of the Medicine Stewardship category in the forthcoming WVA Global Veterinary Awards, as Dr. Shane Renwick, based in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Renwick was nominated by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) for his active role in the field of antimicrobial stewardship, as well as other issues of national importance, including One Health and the role of the Canadian Veterinary Profession in addressing the challenges of Climate Change.

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13 Feb 2024

WVA’s Factsheet on Working Equids now updated

There are over 116 million working equids and they support over 600 million people worldwide.  Despite the development of global standards, many working equids still experience poor welfare. Learn more about what are the concerns, what has improved in the last years and how you can help!

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12 Feb 2024

Dr Simon Doherty is the winner of the One Health category of the WVA Global Veterinary Awards

The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) are pleased to announce the winner of the One Health category of the WVA Global Veterinary Awards, Dr. Simon Doherty, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dr. Doherty was nominated and supported by three WVA members: the British Veterinary Association nominated Dr Doherty with the support of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) and of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association for his outstanding contributions to One Health.

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The KVMA’s commitment to innovation in animal health

The Korean Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) and the Global Digital Innovation Network (GDIN) signed a pioneering memorandum of understanding on January 25th. The agreement, endorsed by Dr. Hur Juhyung, KVMA President, and Mr. JongKap Kim, GDIN CEO, incorporates a shared commitment to advance innovation in the animal healthcare industry.

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2 Feb 2024

6th International Congress of Large Animal Practitioners in Iran

On 24-25 December 2023, the 6th International Congress of Large Animal Practitioners took place in Tehran, Iran, and had 400 attendees. The congress was held in partnership with the Iranian Association of Veterinarians and covered all aspects of bovine and equine practice and medicine.

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31 Jan 2024

New WVA Position Statement on One Health

The WVA advocates and supports the advancement of One Health (OH). The health and well-being of people, animals, plants, and their interconnected ecosystems depend on strategic, effective and sustainable collaborative partnerships among professions, disciplines and societies.

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15 Jan 2024

WVA Elections 2024 – Candidates announced!

The WVA is delighted to announce the candidates for the WVA Elections 2024 for the positions of President-Elect and Councillors. The WVA Elections for the positions of President Elect, Africa, Europe and International Regional Organizations will be conducted via electronic ballot starting on the 14th of February.

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5 Jan 2024

Vets for Climate Action, a voice for all animals

Vets for Climate Action, a voice for all animals In August 2019, an Australian veterinarian called Jean Kessel posted a question to a Facebook group: “Will you join me in starting Vets for Climate Action? If not you, then who? If not now, then when? We have ten years to take impactful climate action.” Today, Vets for Climate Action (VfCA) is a charity registered in Australia with the vision of a world where animals and people thrive in a healthy climate and the purpose to lead those who love, care for and work with animals to act urgently on climate change.

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