Animal Welfare Across Borders

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS CLOSING IN 2 WEEKS

Animal Welfare Across Borders: A meeting to bridge the gaps to advance animal welfare worldwide.

“Hong Kong, 25-26 October 2018”

There is still time to submit your abstract to present at this meeting!

Submissions for abstracts and scholarship applications closes 30 June 2018.

 

 

Please visit our website for more details

https://www.cityu.edu.hk/cvmls/en/Events/NewsItems/2018/UFAW2018/index.asp

World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health (WVEPAH)

the World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health (WVEPAH)

A non-profit organization, supported by the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH-OIE), in collaboration with the Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences is launching a specialized course «Egg layers» devoted to professionals in Poultry.

This Course will be separated in two sections:  from 10 to 14 September 2018 and from 22 to 26 October 2018. The course will be held in Shanghai, conducted in English and translated into Chinese.

In fact, participants can complete their knowledge and expertise in Layers health and productivity and apply it in the field (see complete program attached). Furthermore, after attending module “Key disciplines” for a specific focus on Pathology, Nutrition, Metabolism, Biosecurity, Epidemiology, Antibio-therapy, Vaccines, Genetic, Animal Welfare, Regulation, they can obtain the academic diploma «Certificate in Animal Health: Poultry Production» granted by the University of Luxembourg and worldwide validated by the OIE for the “Regulation” aspects. Graduates, de facto, are getting the status of International expert in Poultry.

For further information, we are sending you attached the complete program, as well as the WVEPAH flyer and the information about upcoming trainings. Please refer to our website www.wvepah.org for further details about the course and the WVEPAH.

 

Information Letter

Program

Training Program

 

 

Animal Welfare Across Borders UFAW 2018

What have you planned for World Veterinary Day 2018?

What have you planned for World Veterinary Day 2018? [Online version]

Paris, 6 March 2018 – To celebrate the World Veterinary Day (WVD) that will take place globally on 28th April 2018, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) are organising the World Veterinary Day Award to reward the most successful contribution by the veterinary profession on the selected theme for 2018.

 

WSAVA – FASAVA 2018

WSAVA – FASAVA 2018

25 – 28 September 2018

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

www.wsava2018.com

 

We are planning an unforgettable experience of learning and exploring, with the most up to date topics and highly qualified speakers. Relevant topics that would be very useful to apply in our clinical scenarios are carefully chosen.

Submit your abstract and present your work at WSAVA/FASAVA 2018!

Abstract Submission Deadline: 27 February 2018

 

Join us in tropical Singapore, where you will get to excite your sensations of sights, smells and taste in our “little urban garden”.

 

Pig, Poultry, and Dairy Focus Asia 2018

Pig, Poultry, and Dairy Focus Asia 2018 (PP&DFA 2018)

 

Pig, Poultry and Dairy Focus Asia 2018” or in its short version, “PP&DFA 2018” is the leading technical conferences for the Asian pig, poultry and dairy sectors. It is organized by VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. and Positive Action Publications Ltd. which is owned by Mr.Nigel Horrox. He is a livestock professional who has 42 years’ experience. He is a poultry veterinarian who has consulted globally, owns a UK food testing laboratory and is the current global president of WVPA. He is also the only person to have worked on all editions of our conference.

Pig Poultry & Dairy Focus Asia is a respected and independent three day technical conference for livestock industry. It brings together some 95 international speakers from around the world who come from the management, nutrition, veterinary and breeding fields. The conference markets itself through its tradition and reputation and its technical programs that include plenty of useful and practical information for every delegate. Attend one or more of our conferences to hear the latest insights of excellent speakers to and broaden your knowledge. The invited speakers will share their technical and latest knowledge with you and stimulate discussion and debate.

 

For more information, please click here

Online registration, please click here 

20th FAVA Congress International Veterinary Scientific Conference

20th FAVA Congress International Veterinary Scientific Conference at Nusa Dua Bali – Indonesia

Launch of the 2018 OIE Photo Competition

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today launches its fourth annual photo competition on the dedicated website: www.oiephotocompetition.com

 

Paris, 1 February 2018 – The OIE will be holding its annual photo competition from 1 February to 15 April 2018.

The Organisation has given prominence to its major mission of improving animal health and welfare in the photo competition, whose aim is to visually and creatively show the crucial importance of the work done to protect animal health and welfare worldwide through the implementation of OIE International Standards. The competition also seeks to highlight the crucial link between animal health and welfare as well as the significance of these latter elements to face the challenges of the future, and preserve human health and ecosystems.

The winning photos of the 2018 OIE PHOTO COMPETITION will therefore be those that best illustrate, both from an artistic and a descriptive point of view, the work carried out by animal health and welfare players. The jury will especially consider photos depicting the work of public and private Veterinary services in protecting animal health and promoting animal welfare worldwide in the context of the OIE Standards’ implementation, thus ensuring public health.  

Photos should highlight the human/animal interactions that typify the activities of animal health and welfare professionals under the following themes:

1.       Animal disease surveillance, prevention and controlPhotos could depict surveillance activities, vaccination campaigns, prophylaxis, and diagnostic tests, including interaction between wildlife (birds, rodents, etc), environment and livestock.

2.       Animal welfarePhotos could illustrate transport of animals, stray dog management, working animals, and other topics addressed in the OIE welfare standards’ chapters.

3.       Animal production systemsPhotos could demonstrate familial, extensive or intensive farming systems, as well as transhumance, pastoralism systems, etc, with when possible a special spotlight on sustainable practices.

4.       Aquatic animal health and production systems.  Photos could show farmed fishing systems,amphibians, crustaceans, farmed fish, molluscs and their products.

5.       One HealthPhotos could depict the essential link between human and animal health and the ecosystem in which they co-exist.

6.       Veterinary educationPhotos could illustrate young students in practice/ training, veterinary education establishments and facilities etc. 

2018 OIE PHOTO COMPETITION PRIZES

1)      OIE Global Network

Each prize winner will receive the sum of €1,000.

A winner will be chosen from each region in the OIE Global Network:

  • Africa Prize
  • Americas Prize
  • Asia and Pacific Prize
  • Europe Prize
  • Middle East Prize

2)      Veterinary StudentsEach prize winner will receive the sum of €500.A winner will be chosen from the entries submitted by all veterinary students from each OIE region:

  • Africa Prize
  • Americas Prize
  • Asia and Pacific Prize
  • Europe Prize
  • Middle East Prize

2018 OIE PHOTO COMPETITION JURY


Dr Monique ÉLOIT
OIE Director General

Dr Botlhe Michael MODISANE

President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates

 

Dr Frédéric DECANTE

Veterinarian and press photographer

 

The selection process will be held under strict conditions of anonymity. The decision made by the jury will be final.

HOW TO ENTER

Are you at least 18 years of age, part of the OIE network OR a student above 18 years of age studying in a faculty of veterinary medicine? If so, you can enter – just follow these steps:

  1. Select between one and five photos on the above theme;
  2. Download and read the rules on the dedicated photo competition web site www.oiephotocompetition.com
  3. Fill in the entry form online, ensuring to complete all the fields and accept the conditions contained in the  rules of the photo competition;
  4. Upload and submit your photos (no more than five), on the photo competition website, noting the caption for each photo by 15 April 2018, noon (Paris time);
  5. Make sure that you receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your application.

The results will be announced on the photo competition website www.oiephotocompetition.com on 16 May 2018. Winners will be notified in advance by email.

Complimentary cheques will be awarded during the Opening Ceremony of the 86th OIE General Session on Sunday, 20 May 2018.

For further information, contact the OIE Communication Unit at communication@oie.int.

WHICH OIE NETWORK MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER?

The following are considered to be members of the OIE network and eligible to enter the 2018 OIE Photo Competition:

  •  National Delegates of an OIE Member Country;
  • National Focal Points of an OIE Member Country;
  • Employees of the Veterinary Services of an OIE Member Country;
  • OIE experts;
  • Employees of an OIE Reference Laboratory or Collaborating Centre;
  • Employees of an OIE partner organisation. See list here.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS’ ENTRIES ?

The following are the requirements for students to be eligible to enter the 2018 OIE Photo Competition:

  • over 18 years;
  • Full-time veterinary students who are enrolled in any of the faculties of veterinary medicine of an OIE Member Country during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Click on the image to find out the technical requirements