Online course – animal welfare science

Online course to FAVA members

Starting in September 2014, World Animal Protection is hosting an online course focused on the understanding of the basic concepts behind animal welfare science, ethics and law, and how these concepts are relevant to veterinarians in Asia. The course also looks at how to assess animal welfare and involves a hands on workshop.

The course is hosted in partnership with the following:
· The Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations
· The Center for Veterinary Continuing Education, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
· The College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines Los Banos
· Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education, the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh
Find out more about this exciting new course and how to sign up by
Visiting http://www.animalmosaic.org/education/onlinecourses/

3rd Global Conference on Veterinary Education 2013

Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, FAVA Secretary General was invited to participate the 3rd Global Conference on Veterinary Education and the Role of the Veterinary Statutory Body hosted by World Organization for Animal Health, OIE during 4-6 December, 2013, in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil.

In the conference, Dr. Achariya Sailasuta was an invited speaker in the topic “PERSPECTIVES OF THE FEDERATION OF ASIAN VETERINARY ASSOCIATIONS, FAVA ON VETERINARY EDUCATION”. The lecture was focused on the unified veterinary curriculum and accreditation in Asian-ASEAN Veterinary Schools.The important roles of FAVA on support and facilitate the veterinary schools in collaborating to achieve the goal of global standard and and undeniable need to define the “day-one-competency” of the veterinary graduate. The conference was a successfully platform for the academic and professionalism.

International workshop in RUA

Dr. Shane Ryan, President-elected of FAVA and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, Secretary General of FAVA, collaborated in the workshop on “The Development and Implementation of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program in the Royal University of Agriculture Cambodia, during 19-20 June, 2013. The workhop has been successfully conducted with astrong professional network in ASEAN.


VAM Congress 2013

25th VAM Congress 2013
13-15 September 2013
“Symbiosis : Enhancing Animal, Human & Environmental Health”


ASVP & MAVP Conference 2013

Sixth ASIAN Society of Veterinary Pathology Conference & Fifth Malaysian Association of Veterinary Pathology Congress and Conference Grand Season Hotel, KualaLumpur, Malaysia 22 – 24 November 2013

FAVA Endorsement for 3rd Edition of CAW Syllabus

The Federation of Asian Veterinary Association (FAVA) has endorsed the next edition of our ‘Concepts in Animal Welfare’ (CAW) syllabus! This next edition will contain several new modules including Disaster Management and the OIE (World Animal Health Organisation). As FAVA mentions “it is acceptable that this resource is such a great contribution among the veterinary education not only in Asia but also globally”. Once finalised, we are expecting that this new version will be launched at the end of this year.

FAVA officers Dr Pratuang Sudsakorn, Dr Achariya Sailasuta and Dr Shane Ryan handing over the official endorsement letter to Dr Natasha Lee at the FAVA office in Bangkok in March.

Call for nominations for the John Gamgee Award

Dear WVA members,

The WVA is delighted to announce a call for nominations for the John Gamgee Award for outstanding contributions to veterinary science and for the veterinary profession.
In the light of the 150 years of World Veterinary Congresses and 30 years after the last time that this award was given, a John Gamgee Award will be given to a selected veterinarian in the WVA 150 Anniversary celebration during WVC 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic, 17-20 September 2013 (www.wvc2013.com).
The winner of the John Gamgee Award 2013 will be decided by the WVA Council in May 2013 and will be invited to the World Veterinary Congress in Prague in September 2013, where he/she will receive the award.
Please find in attachment the John Gamgee Award 2013 background note (including instruction for the selection process) and the application form. Applications should be submitted by 30th April 2013 to: secretariat@worldvet.org
The WVA is looking forward to receiving your filled in applications and wishing success to all candidates.

Best regards,
Zeev Noga

Dr. Zeev Noga
Veterinary Policy Officer

World Veterinary Association (WVA)
Avenue de Tervueren 12
B-1040 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0) 2 533 70 22

J. Gamgee Award background note.pdf
Gamgee Award – nomination form.doc


Holistic Approaches to Livestock Industry in ASEAN Chapter

Holistic Approaches to Livestock Industry in ASEAN Chapter
Hosted by Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations (FAVA)
& VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., 13th March, 2013, 1.00-4.00 p.m.
VIV Asia 2013, Room GH 203, BITEC Convention Center, Thailand

Invited Speakers :

Dr. Wantanee Kalpravidh
Regional Coordinator Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Disease for Asia and the Pacific, Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO)

Dr. Ronello C. Abila
Sub-Regional Representative for South East Asia, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

Dr. Theresa Boyle
Assistant Regional Manager, US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Dr. Tritsadee Chaosuancharoen
Director General, Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives

Mr. Phanpob Plangprayoon
Director of ASEAN Division III, Department of ASEAN Affair, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Moderator :
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta
FAVA, Secretary General, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University