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
WVPA-Merial Innovation in Vaccination Award
The creation of this award is announced and WVPA thanks Merial for their support in this venture, Nominations/applications are now open. Please refer to our Award Applications page accessible using the button above.
Ahmed Ali Sami Ahmed (1933- 2015)
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ali Sami Ahmed who passed away on the 3rd March 2015. His obituary can be accessed HERE
WVPA Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award
Nominations/applications are now open for the 4th WVPA Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award. These can only be made via the award website:
www.wvpa-award.com. Closing date for entries is 31st March 2015. The award will be presented at the Cape Town Congress in September 2015.
WVPA Asia Meeting
Held in Bangkok in September 20014 this meeting attracted some 240 delegates from 25 countries.
WVPA Europe Meeting
Held in Utrecht, Holland on 21st May 2014 with the theme Emerging Avian Health Threats. The papers from this meeting can be downloaded (as a single PDF document) using the button below.
Death of our President
It is with great sadness that the executive officers of the WVPA announce the death of our President, Trevor Bagust, at home in Australia at the end of February. He will be sadly missed by everybody who knew him and his passing is a great loss to the WVPA.
Aerosols Hall of Honour special supplement
BVPA to host WVPA Congress 2017
The British Veterinary Poultry Association (BVPA) are proud to announce the hosting of the WVPA Congress 2017 following a successful bid at the WVPA 2013 Congress held in Nantes, France which was held 19th-23rd August.