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As the vision of FAVA, which is recognized by the public as a unified professional association serving the veterinary needs of the region through the strength it provides to the veterinary profession. The association may play important role the development of veterinary profession and education in each country and ASEAN regions towards the AEC 2015. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, FAVA general secretary and WVA councilor of East Asia and Oceania, has been invited to participate the 63rd International Veterinary Student Association, IVSA and presented the role of FAVA in the veterinary Education in the region and WVA strategy, in the General Assembly of IVSA, Yogyakarta, Indonesia during 6-8 August, 2014. It was a successfully meeting and created many collaborative activities in the future.
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).