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Volume 24(2), Summer 2014

Global and

European News

African companion

animal network

In April, the World Small Animal Veterinary Association also announced the launch of the 'African Small Companion Animal Network' (AFSCAN). AFSCAN aims to facilitate the creation of a network of companion animal veterinarians, ...

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Doctors and vets: One Health

On 13 October, the Bella Moss Foundation will be holding a One Health conference at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. The conference offers a programme of presentations and panel discussions addressing critical aspects of antimicrobial resistance and infection control, with emphasis on anthorponotic and zoonotic considerations.

AVMA wins WVD 2014 award


AVMA was selected as the World Veterinary Day 2014 Award winner for the creation of a comprehensive on-line hub dedicated to Animal Welfare, launched on the World Veterinary Day 2014. The AVMA hub on Animal Welfare is a great tool for promoting Animal Welfare and especially, promoting veterinarians as authorities and advocates for Animal Welfare.

The AVMA’s hub includes numerous animal welfare resources that are available to veterinarians and ...

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Two new European colleges


Veterinary specialists in aquaculture or in emergency and critical care now have their own European college. The European College of Aquatic Animal Health (ECCAH) and the European College of Emergency & Critical Care (ECECC) were provisionally accepted by the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS) during its annual general meeting, ...

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Global outreach


The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched 'WSAVA Global Outreach', an initiative to help share the knowledge and experience of its members more widely around the world. ...

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