Commonwealth Veterinary Association e-newsletter

November 2022

Upcoming CVA Webinar

A free CVA webinar, in association with Webinar Vet, will be going live next Wednesday 23rd November.

‘An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Animal Protection Legislation’ by animal welfare lawyer Mike Radford has been programmed with colleagues in the Caribbean region. It is going out at 11pm GMT | 5pm in Belize | 6pm in Jamaica | 7pm in Barbados. You can register for free and watch live, or on demand if the time is not convenient. All details, including to sign up, can be found here.

We hope this is of broad interest and would like to thank colleagues in the Caribbean who have given their time to help organise it.

Upcoming CVA Asian Regional Meeting

The 20th Asian Regional Meeting of the Commonwealth Veterinary Association in association with an international conference on animal welfare research and a WOAH/SAARC sub-regional training workshop on animal rabies diagnosis for South Asia will be held on 16 – 21 January 2023 in Bangalore, India. The theme of the conference will be “Progress in Animal Welfare Research and Diagnosis of Canine Rabies: Impact and Opportunities”.

To view the program of the International Conference on Animal Welfare Research to be held from 16 – 19 January 2023 click here.

To view the program of the WOAH Sub-Regional Training Workshop on Animal Rabies Diagnosis for South Asia to be held from 18 – 21 January 2023 click here.

CVA MoU with FAVA Renewed

The CVA’s Memorandum of Understanding with the Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations (FAVA) was recently renewed during FAVA’s 21st congress in Fukuoka, Japan. The theme of the congress was “One Health Approach from Asia”.

CVA Sponsored Project in Zambia

The CVA is proud to be sponsoring a small project in Zambia involving training in sustainable poultry production. To read an update regarding the project click here.

Save the Date – CVA Australasia / Oceania Regional Conference

The next CVA Australasia / Oceania Regional Conference is tentatively scheduled to be held in Timor L’este in mid March 2023. Further details to follow.

Report into the Global Trade in Donkey Skins

This report demonstrates how the global trade in donkeys is putting people and animals at unnecessary and unacceptable risk of pathogen transmission and infectious diseases. To view the report click here.