International Veterinary Student Association

FAVA support International Veterinary Student Association,

IVSA, Thailand Chapter.

Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, Director of FAVA office, Bangkok, participated International Veterinary Student Association, IVSA, Thailand Chapter, Winter Event 20-26 December 2019, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.  FAVA also presented the lecture on One Health in Agriculture in the welcome lunch talk. There 40 veterinary students from the IVSA’s member countries, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand. The students have learned so many things including culture.  This activity is a successful one.


World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

FAVA   participate in the World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019,

19-21 November 2019,

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.



On this occasion, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has officially designated the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University as a reference center for antimicrobial resistance (AMR), its regional office for Asia and the pacific announced on 19 November 2019.

One Health Educational Workshop


One Health Educational Workshop

The 12th Asian Society of Conservation Medicine (ASCM) Conference 2019

Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh, Cambodia,
Oct 2
5th to 27th 2019

Asian Society of Conservation Medicine (ASCM) held its 12th Conference 2019 in the city of Phnom Penh Cambodia on 26-27 October 2019. ASCM is an affiliation member of FAVA and FAVA always involved in most ASCM seminar and workshop. The conference was preceded by the One Health Educational workshop on October 25th at the Royal Agriculture University (RUA) Cambodia with the audience were students and members of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The speakers and topic in this worksop were 1) Role of FAVA on One Health Activities in Asia – Dr. Bambang Pontjo Priosoeryanto, FAVA Secretary General, 2) Wildlife Biology and Medicine for One Health – Dr. Toshio Tsubota, Laboratory of Wildlife Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, 3) Introduction to Zoo Medicine Dr. Paolo Martelli – Ocean Park Hong Kong, 4) One Health Concept and Wildlife Disease Surveillance – Dr. Pam Whiteley, Wildlife Disease Association, and Wildlife Health Australia) and 5) General Pathology – Dr. James K. Chambers, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo.

As a federation of Asian veterinary association, FAVA with its member association in every member countries takes the responsibility to bring awareness of its importance issue of One Health to the community to make a better life by harmonization between human-animal-environment bond. The ASCM One Health Educational Workshop is held with support from FAVA since 2014. FAVA was supported this educational workshop by giving a lecture and also donated 500 US$ for this activity. Dr. Bambang Pontjo Priosoeryanto, the FAVA Secretary General was gave a lecture on the general information about FAVA with special topic on the FAVA activities on One Health in Asia. The audience was very impressed and enthusiastic with this workshop. FAVA will keep involved and active participated in the promotion, education, collaboration with other parties on One Health issue in every possibility ways as a real contribution of our veterinary profession.

Audience of the Educational One Health Workshop student of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine RUA, Cambodia

Speakers and organizers at the workshop with the Dean of Fac. of Vet. Medicine RUA and President of ASCM

Speakers and participants at the 12th ASCM Conference, from FAVA participated Dr. Bambang Pontjo Priosoeryanto (FAVA Secretary General and Dr. Achariya Sailasuta (Director of FAVA Office Bangkok)

Dr. Bambang Pontjo Priosoeryanto (FAVA Secretary General and Dr. Achariya Sailasuta (Director of FAVA Office Bangkok) with the Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Prof. Kang Kroesna

Participants of the 12th ASCM Conference 2019


WVA Position of Food Security and Nutrition

African Swine Fever

FAVA Condolence

FAVA Secretary General participated the VIP Summit in WSAVA 2018

FAVA Secretary General participated the VIP Summit in WSAVA 2018

26 September, 2018, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

As Chair of ASEAN VSB Network and FAVA Secretary General,  Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta from Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand,  has been recognized as a  leader veterinarian in the Asian and ASEAN region.  She attended the VIP SUMMIT, Chaired by   Dr. Walt Ingwersen, WSAVA President ,  on 26th September, 2018 in the World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, WSAVA Congress,  Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.  This AVSBN’s international collaboration activity was supported by The Innovative Thai Excellence for Academic Cooperation: ITEAC of ASEAN Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University.

Regardless of where the veterinary practices in small animal medicine, many of the issues that confront the veterinarians in many parts of the world. Additionally, all of veterinarians are actively involved in providing various services to the clients, many of which might benefit the greater global veterinary community.  During recent international forums held both at the annual WSAVA World Congress but also in various regions of the world, availability and access to veterinary therapeutics has been identified as a priority issue. While this issue is complex and multi-faceted, it is a global issue of common concern with many of Veterinary leaders agreeing as the WSAVA joint position statement. The meeting was successfully conducted and will continue the proposed plans in the next meeting in Canada, 2019.



ISWAVLD 2019 Press Conference on 12 September 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand

The 19th International Symposium of World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, and OIE seminar to be held during 19th -22nd June 2019

in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


The 19th International Symposium of World Association of the Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians and OIE Seminar (19th ISWAVLD 2019) Press Conference event held on Wednesday 12th September 2018 (13.00-15.30 hrs.) at MR 220, BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand during Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL 2018.  From the session, Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, President of TAVLD and Chairman of 19th ISWAVLD 2019 delivered the speech together with Dr. Sorravis Thaneto, Director General of Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative and Dr. Ronello Abila, OIE Sub-Regional Representative, World Organization for Animal health, OIE Sub-Regional Representation for South East Asia (OIE SRR-SEA, Bangkok).

Dr. Achariya Sailasuta said that “On behalf of the Thai Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, TAVLD, I feel proud to invite veterinarians, researchers, technicians, and other related professions on the veterinary laboratory diagnosis from all over the world to the 19th International Symposium of World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, and OIE seminar to be held during 19th-22nd June 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This global conference is organized every two years, beginning in 1976 in the United States and organized the first time in Thailand in 2003 which was very successful. So the 2nd time in Thailand will be next year, under the new theme of “Innovation of Clinical and Public Health Laboratories: Integrating on the Future of One Health” and will consist of scientific programs, workshops and excursions.”


Dr. Sorravis  Thaneto  Director-General, Department of Livestock  Development (DLD), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand said that “The One Health Concept becomes a particular tool to deal with this important concern. Veterinary laboratory which plays the significant role in the animal health sector under One Health Concept is in a need of enhancing its technology to diagnose, research, monitor and survey, promptly and precisely. Department of Livestock Development has intensively enhanced the capability of animal disease diagnostic services. Under DLD, there are major diagnostic laboratories working in full country coverage in the National Institute of Animal Health or NIAH in Bangkok and the networks.”

Dr. Ronello Abila OIE Sub-Regional Representative, World Organization for Animal Health, OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Southeast Asia said that “World Organization for Animal Health collaborates for the technology and academic networking all over the world. For Thailand, the OIE reference laboratory center for disease diagnosis have been settled up such as Foot and mouth disease and Brucellosis. ISWAVLD 2019 and OIE seminar will provide update information not only for the academic development and diagnostic techniques but also opportunities for all the countries to meet and collaborate in the future.”



World Rabies Day 2018 | 28 September

World Rabies Day 2018 | 28 September

Rabies: Share the message. SAVE A LIFE



Dear OIE Regional and Sub Regional Representatives,

Dear OIE Regional Communication Correspondents,


We are now a couple of weeks away from World Rabies Day 2018!

And this year, more than ever, you can be part of the campaign by SHARING THE MESSAGE IN YOUR REGION to SAVE A LIFE.


Contribute to spread the word and enhance the visibility of OIE actions on rabies…


… through your regional website!

Share the OIE Communication tools or the link to the OIE global Rabies Portal ( on your regional website.
This portal gathers together a wide range of information on rabies and actions taken by the OIE against it throughout the world.


  • General information on rabies;
  • Posters & Infographics;
  • Information sheet;
  • Publications;
  • Videos and short animations;
  • Success stories from the countries -> We are working on new ones, if you have any proposal from your region, don’t hesitate to share it with us.


As well, you can share the tools with the regional network helping us to increase the impact and the dissemination of the campaign at national level.

Please, consider that the Communication Unit will send the tools to all the OIE Delegates and Focal Points for Communication next week.


… through the Social Media!

The OIE will actively communicate around the World Rabies Day 2018 with the following Hashtags on FacebookTwitter LinkedIn:

#Rabies  |  #Zeroby30  |  #WorldRabiesDay


A new animation on the OIE Vaccine Bank will be published to highlight the dissemination of 20 million vaccine doses to the OIE Member Countries. Be part of the discussions:

  • LIKE


You can also use the banners hereunder for your personal social media:



Languages available: EnglishFrenchSpanish




Languages available: EnglishFrenchSpanish



… through your email footer!

You can integrate one of the images below to your email signature. Just copy and paste it: the link to the OIE rabies portal is already inserted.








… through the posters!

In addition, you can download the posters developed by the Communication Unit to call for dog vaccination against rabies HERE!

  • Languages available: English, French, Spanish
  • Formats available: A2-A3-A4 (for each format, the 3 visuals are inserted in the same PDF)






Please, do not hesitate to let us know of any events in YOUR REGION that you are aware of for World Rabies Day 2018.


More information on the World Rabies Day is coming soon.