FAVA- OIE Collaborate with Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in the platform of the Initiative project on the Guideline of the Understanding Framework on the Veterinary Profession in ASEAN (GUFVA 2014), Bangkok Thailand
during 25-27 June 2014
In 2015, the AEC will be started, that we should be readiness for the change in many aspects. This is in the view of trade preventing diseases in the region and health concerns resulting from zoonosis, food borne diseases and for enhancing food safety and food security. In order to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the skilled and professional will be concerned. The scope of the services among ASEAN will be under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). There are 7 professional services are in the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on the professional services. That is also related to the veterinary profession which is required from ASEAN countries. The Intiating an MRA for the veterinary profession could emanate from the member countries through relevant and competent authorities. In order to facilitate and address on this starting point of the veterinary profession among ASEAN. It was honored to welcome the 17 representatives from ASEAN members. The meeting was held during 25-27 June, 2014 at the
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was supported by Innovative Thai-ASEAN Academic Co-operation at Chulalongkorn University: ITAAC@CU) Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University.
FAVA-WPA collaboration activity 2014
In a landmark initiative between World Animal Protection, Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations (FAVA), the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University and the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of the Philippines Los Banos, the first online animal welfare training for veterinarians in the Asia Pacific region will be rolled out. This course will increase understanding of the basic concepts behind animal welfare science, ethics and law, and how these concepts are relevant to the veterinary profession in Asia.
This course represents an innovative step in our Advanced Concepts of Animal Welfare (ACAW) programme that will allow greater access for vets to increase their professional development and implement animal welfare principles into veterinary work. The course is expected to start in September with an initial capacity for 50 participants. More information on this ground-breaking course will be available soon!
From left to right: Dr Natasha Lee (World Animal Protection), Dr Dr Jeffrey Carl Petilla (University of the Philippines Los Banos), Dr Shane Ryan (FAVA), Dr Sayamon Srisuwatanasaqul (Chulalongkorn University), and Dr Kaewta Satayaprasert (World Animal Protection).
National Conference of Nepal Veterinary Association during 27-30 May in Kathmandu, Nepal. He delivered warm greetings in the open ceremony and presented a study on decreasing of household dog population in Taiwan. A cheerful event witnessed by Dr. Chiang was the MOU of Nepal Veterinary Association and Veterinary Association of Malaysia. It will make NVA and VAM a good relationship and cooperation. The MOU was signed by the president of NVA, Dr. Bimal Nirmal and the president of VAM, Dr, Vincent Ng. The vice president of Vietnam Veterinary Association, Dr. Tran Tu also joined this big event.
President Dr. Johnson Chiang was invited by Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Associations to deliver a lecture of animal welfare at the FASAVA Congress 2014 in Beijing from 12, May to 15, May. At the same time, Dr. Chiang was interviewed by a popular pet program of TV in China to explain the role and missions of vet.
President News :
President of FAVA, Dr. Johnson Chiang was invited by Korea Animal Hospital Association to deliver a speech and lecture at 10th KAHA International Congress in Seoul during 10-11, May 2014. The topic of Dr. Chiang’s lecture is “The Role of Vet to Companion Animal Welfare”. At this Congress, Dr. Chiang had a very good communication on the FAVA issues with president of Korea Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. O-K, Kim and president of KAHA, Dr. Juhyung Hur.
Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, FAVA Secretary General was invited by VNU Exhibition Europe to be the guest visiting Live stock Trade Show, VIV Europe 2014, during 20 – 22 May , 2014, Jaarbeurs, Utrecth, the Netherlands.
In this exhibition, FAVA also promoted FAVA – ILDEX seminar and VIV Asia 2015 seminar in 2015. During the meeting, Dr. Tjeerd Jorna, Immediate Past President of WVA has accompanied FAVA to visit Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, in Utrecht.
This is a successful meeting for the collaboration with the European livestock industry in the future.