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 closed.

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.

Download presentations (single PDF)

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

The Aerosols special supplement detailing the Hall of Honour is available in two digital formats. View an online flipbook HERE or download a PDF of the supplement HERE

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.