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May 21 & 22, 2015 – Madrid Spain

The World Veterinary Association and the World Medical Association in collaboration with the Spanish Medical and Veterinary associations are preparing a Global Conference on 'One Health' Concept.

The Global Conference on 'One Health' Concept will take place on 21st and 22nd of May in Madrid, Spain.

the title of the conference is Drivers towards One Health - “Strengthening collaboration between medical and animal doctors”

The Global Conference aims to bring together Veterinarians, Physicians, Students, Public Health Officials, NGOs and others from the different world regions to learn, discuss and to address critical aspects of the 'One Health' Concept.

The main objectives of the conference are to strengthen the links and communications and to achieve closer collaboration between Physicians, Veterinarians and all appropriate stakeholders to improve the different aspects of health and welfare of humans, animals and the environment.

The conference sessions will focus on the issues of:  

  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Natural disaster management – Preparedness and vet-med collaboration
  • Environmental hazards exposure to humans and animals

More details regarding the conference and registrations will be published soon on WVA and WMA websites: 

Provided by:


Dr. Zeev Noga
Veterinary Policy Officer


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