World Veterinary Association (WVA) joins World Medical Association (WMA)

On April 26 – 28, 2012 WVA Past President Dr Tjeerd Jorna was invited to the meeting of the Council of the World Medical Association (WMA), which was held in Prague. The meeting, was attended by more than 100 WMA-Councillors coming from all corners of the world.

The presentation Dr Jorna gave about WVA was well received. He also used the opportunity to highlight the need for close cooperation between medical doctors and veterinarians for achieving the "One Health" objectives.

WVA and WMA are preparing a Memorandum of Understanding to underline the importance of their collaboration.

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