Welcome to the World Veterinary Poultry Association

The World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) is a global professional association for poultry veterinarians and other avian health professionals. WVPA is run by an elected Executive and holds a Global Congress every two years.

Its members come from all around the world and are in academia, research, government, industry and practice.

Latest news from the WVPA

NEW - WVPA-Evonik Award for Intestinal Health in Poultry Added: 27-October-2020

This award is presented at each global WVPA Congress to a poultry veterinarian or avian health scientist for an outstanding contribution in the field of Intestinal Health in Poultry.

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Cancellation of WVPA Asia Meeting Added: 24-July-2020

We regret to inform you that the next WVPA Asia Meeting (Dakha. Bangladesh on 17-18th October 2020) has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We will keep you up to date on future events.

Events for your diary Added: 3-January-2020

Here is a list of the major events coming in the future for the WVPA

5th WVPA Asia Meeting will be on October 17-18th, 2020 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

1st WVPA Africa Meeting will be on June 11-13th, 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco

XXII WVPA Congress 2021 will be held on September 6-10th Verona, Italy

Nominations for Awards now open Added: 29-April-2019

Nominations for the WVPA - Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian and the Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation in Vaccination Award are now open. Members are encouraged to apply.

For full details and application/nomination forms see the awards section of this site.

These awards will be presented at the WVPAC 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand in September.

Applications close 30/06/2019

Well done Mary Added: 6-February-2019

Mary Talatu Angani was the winner of the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian of the Year presented at the 4th World Veterinary Poultry Association Asia Meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 1-2nd October 2018

Conference: Big & smart data Added: 24-May-2018

Big & smart data for efficient, safe and healthy poultry production is a two hour symposium that highlights how data and its management is rising in importance within poultry production.

This event will feature three key speakers from Europe sharing their knowledge and experience in this key area with a panel discussion offering a chance to ask questions.

Entrance is FREE and refreshments will be served at 12:00 before the presentations at 12:30pm.

Further information is available from the WVPA president.

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