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
3rd WVPA Asia Meeting
Held in Manila, Philippines on 20-21st October 2016 with the theme Prevention is better than cure. The programme for this meeting can be downloaded (as a single PDF document) using the link below.Programme
Nominations for WVPA Awards are now open
Nomination are now open for the WVPA-Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award and the WVPA-Merial Innovation in Vaccination Award which will be awarded at the WVPA Asia Meeting in Manila, 21st October 2016.Applications
TPVA to host WVPA Congress 2019
The Thai Poultry Veterinary Association (TPVA) are proud to announce the hosting of the WVPA Congress 2019 following a successful bid at the WVPA 2015 Congress held in Cape Town, South Africa.
Past president Dr Vet Georges Bennejean (1930-2015)
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Dr Vet Georges Bennejean who recently passed away.
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 belowObituaruy
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. Closing date for entries is 31st March 2015. The award will be presented at the Cape Town Congress in September 2015.www.wvpa-award.com
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
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.