- Animal Welfare
- One Health
- Pharmaceutical Stewardship
- Veterinary Profession and Education
22 Sep 2020
List of Available Guidelines for Responsible use of Antimicrobials in Animal Health – Revision 6 – September 2020
The growing emergence of resistance to antimicrobials is a threat to humans, animals and the environment. This is an increasing global concern and many countries around the world have already taken measures to tackle the development of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
14 Mar 2019
Veterinary pharmaceuticals must be manufactured under strict guidelines and be licensed or registered and approved for use only after undergoing a rigorous quality assurance assessment that is regulated and evaluated by national or regional authorities.
15 Nov 2018
The WVA supports promoting the value of vaccinating animals to reduce the risk of infectious and zoonotic diseases by developing educational materials for use by veterinarians to increase client education surrounding appropriate vaccination programs, and collaborating with other health professions to ensure sufficient resources to advance scientific understanding of vaccine pharmacology and immunology.
1 Sep 2016
The World Veterinary Association (WVA) strongly objects to international control of ketamine, as this could lead to ketamine being no longer available to veterinary and medical practitioners for clinical use..
31 Aug 2015
Association held its strategic planning session in March of 2015, we identified pharmaceutical stewardship as one of five major priority issues for (at least) the next three years.