google-site-verification: google28f501b00d980d5f.html Veterinarians asked to 'Run to help beat Rabies in Africa' for WSAVA - Vetpol Community

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Veterinarians asked to 'Run to help beat Rabies in Africa' for WSAVA

Collapse
X
Collapse

  • Veterinarians asked to 'Run to help beat Rabies in Africa' for WSAVA

    Click image for larger version

Name:	WSAVA logo.jpg
Views:	19
Size:	348.7 KB
ID:	32088

    Delegates to WSAVA World Congress 2015 are being urged to raise funds to control rabies in Africa by signing up for the third 'Fun(d) Run' organized by the WSAVA's charitable Foundation.

    WSAVA World Congress takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 15-18 May 2015. A 5 km run and 3 km walking course through the heart of the city are being created and the event will take place during Congress. Proceeds will be used by the WSAVA Foundation's AFSCAN initiative to help launch a project in Africa to fight rabies in the most exposed countries and areas.

    The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), launched in early 2014, aims to advance standards of veterinary care across Africa through facilitating the creation of a sustainable network of companion animal veterinarians, associations and specialist groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. One Health is a focus for AFSCAN, making the surveillance and control of diseases, such as rabies, a priority for activity. AFSCAN has Zoetis as its major supporter.

    Commenting, Dr Gabriel Varga, Chairman of the AFSCAN Board and Director of Business Operations for Zoetis North Europe region, said: "The AFSCAN project has ambitious goals to transform the veterinary landscape across Africa and to make strides in controlling dangerous but preventable diseases, such as rabies.

    "Our event in Bangkok will be our Third Fun(d) Run and we are delighted at the enthusiastic support it is receiving, which grows every year. More than 300 veterinarians braved challenging weather to take part in the event in Cape Town in September 2014!
    "The proceeds from both of our previous runs were donated to Mission Rabies, a project led by Worldwide Veterinary Services (WVS) and Dogs Trust, which is contributing to work to eliminate rabies from the world by 2030 by running mass dog vaccination campaigns in disease hotspots in India and Africa.

    "Our WSAVA Foundation Fun(d) Run and Walk for 2015 will be even bigger and better, with medals for the fastest 15 men and women. We hope it will be very well supported to enable us to get our rabies project, which we are running in partnership with Mission Rabies, off to the best possible start.

    "We hope all delegates will want to take part, either in the Fun(d) Run itself or in the more leisurely walk - and that they will encourage their friends to sign up too!"

    The WSAVA Foundation's Fun(d) Runs are kindly supported by Hill’s Pet Nutrition and Zoetis. Register now to participate in the 2015 Fun(d) Run

    Click image for larger version

Name:	Fun(d) Run 2014.jpg
Views:	2
Size:	600.3 KB
ID:	32087
    Attached Files
      Posting comments is disabled.

    Article Tags

    Collapse

    Latest Articles

    Collapse

    • VisioCare TV and why you need it in your Practice Waiting Room
      Kristina Kisbee

      If our first reveal on VisioCare TV didn’t quite convince you, we’d like to tell you a bit more about how well this service can fit in with any Veterinary Practice waiting room environment, and how it can complement the visual communication tool VisioCare Consult. We’ve also looked at other waiting room TV options as a comparison. First impressions count VisioCare TV software has an expansive library of topical and standard but essential content – the animated messages follow...
      Yesterday, 02:17 PM
    • New edition of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Head, Neck and Thoracic Surgery available now
      Jo Kitson
      The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) has released the second edition of its essential book, the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Head, Neck and Thoracic Surgery. The original editorial team of Daniel Brockman and David Holt welcomed Gert ter Haar to produce a highly practical manual that should be in every veterinary library.

      The new edition considers the substantial progress that has been made in this important field, including the challenges of treating airway
      ...
      16-10-2018, 11:10 AM
    • New Distance Learning Small Animal Medicine Programme from Improve International
      Jo Kitson

      A screenshot from the new programme

      Veterinary CPD specialist Improve Internationalwill launch a Distance Learning version of one of its most popular Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) programmes, Small Animal Medicine, in January 2019.

      The company says that the comprehensive 20 module medicine programme, covering all of the major body systems of cats and dog, combines the latest thinking in small animal medicine with its world-class learning resources to ensure that
      ...
      16-10-2018, 11:05 AM
    • Ceva launches cardiology roadshow
      Jo Kitson


      Ceva Animal Health has launched a cardiology roadshow to help educate veterinary professionals on cardiology and increase their confidence when dealing with cardiology cases.

      The ‘Cardio Roadshow’CPD meetings will be presented by leading UK cardiology experts including Adrian Boswood, Mike Martin and Emily Dutton and will feature up-to-date information on each topic together with case-based discussions and Q&A sessions.

      Each event kicks off with a complimentary
      ...
      16-10-2018, 11:01 AM
    • Laura Muir joins Simplyhealth Professionals at London Vet Show
      Kristina Kisbee

      GB athlete and veterinary surgeon, Laura Muir will be joining Simplyhealth Professionals on its stand (K58) at London Vet Show on Friday afternoon. The company is also providing a speciality coffee station.

      Delegates are invited to visit the stand for a coffee and a chat. Laura will be available from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on Friday for photo opportunities or to answer questions about her amazing achievements, maintaining wellbeing and how she has balanced her studies and career
      ...
      12-10-2018, 02:49 PM
    • Research reveals new data on deadly dog disease
      Jo Kitson
      Vets have taken a further step into understanding the deadly dog disease Alabama Rot, but have warned that identifying the exact cause and potentially finding a cure, will take more time.

      The research, undertaken by the Royal Veterinary College and Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, revealed almost 95% of confirmed cases of Alabama Rot, clinically known as CRGV (Cutaneous Renal and Glomerular Vasculopathy), have occurred between November and May.

      It also found most
      ...
      12-10-2018, 11:02 AM
    Working...
    X