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World Veterinary Day Award 2015

World Veterinary Day was instigated by the World Veterinary Association (WVA) in 2000 to be celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April. In 2008 the WVA and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) agreed on the creation of the World Veterinary Day Award aimed at rewarding the most successful celebration of the contribution of the veterinary profession to society.

The winner of the 2015 Award will be announced at the Opening Ceremony of the OIE 83rd General Session to be held in Paris, France on 24 May 2015 and will be invited to the 32nd World Veterinary Congress, 13-17 September in Istanbul, Turkey where he/she will receive the price of 1.000 US$.

The competition is open to all WVA veterinary associations, alone, or in cooperation with any other selected veterinary body.

SELECTED THEME 2015:

VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES WITH A ZOONOTIC POTENTIAL

More information:

http://www.oie.int/for-the-media/press-releases/detail/article/world-veterinary-day-award-2015/