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AnimalhealthEurope instead of IFAH-Europe

On October 11-th, 2017 during a 30-th unniversary of IFAH-Europe the General Assembly voted for a new name of Animalhealth Europe. We also have a new logo depicting people, animals and the earth, signifying man’s mutually dependent relationship with animals for companionship and food products.
More info on: http://www.animalhealtheurope.eu 

Issues

IFAH-Europe study on EU citizens’ attitudes towards animal medicines Executive summary IFAH-

Brussels, 12 September 2016
IFAH-Europe, the International Federation for Animal Health Europe, commissioned Produkt+Markt1 to carry out a study on citizens’ attitudes towards animal medicines in 6 EU countries in early 2016. The aim was to get a good understanding of perceptions and attitudes towards medicines and vaccines for both pets and farm animals, as well as societal benefits.

Update – Final versions of MEP briefing notes and top priorities

Further to the joint meeting of the RRPT and PAC on Friday, 5 out of the 8 MEP briefing notes were finalised.

Final versions of MEP briefing notes and top priorities

Further to the joint meeting of the RRPT and PAC on Friday, 5 out of the 8 MEP briefing notes were finalised.

Films and infographic

Veterinary medicines vs human medicines

European Pet Night 2015

On February 25th, 2015 another European Pet Night took place in Brussels. The venue was excellent – the BELvue museum, close to the Royal Palace.

The event gathered more than two hundred participants including those on 4 paws. After opening by Alejandro Bernal, IFAH-Europe Chairman, his place took  Julie Girling and Norbrt Lins, both Members of European Parliament. They nicely referred to the role of animals in our daily lives.

Ms. Claire Guest from Medical Detection Dogs presented how alert dogs for diabetes are trained, followed by a testimonial by Gemma Faulkner and her dog Polo.

There was representation of Poles from different EU institutions and Vet Faculty in Warsaw.

European Pet Night 2011, Brussels, 2 February

Important links

Events

EPRUMA/Slovak Presidency of the EU Workshop on Creating a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines

EPRUMA, Brussels, 13.10.2016.
A conclusion of the workshop is that despite of quality and quantity of different law being prepared during last years, the most important is a change of mind of all actors of the food chain.

Based on openess and good will leading to smooth cooperation of all stakeholders a significat reduction of AMR is possible to be achieved what has been proven by some examples.

10th World Rabies Day – Disease knows no borders / Press release. Brussels 28.09.2016

On the 10th annual World Rabies Day, IFAH-Europe joins forces with the Global Alliance for Rabies Control to raise awareness on the need for continued rabies vaccination obligations in the EU and support for global eradication projects.
See more at: http://www.ifaheurope.org/ifah-media/press/311-wrd2016.html#sthash.YvX1iDvB.dpuf

World Animal Vaccination Day – Preventing disease in animals is protecting Europe’s citizens

World Animal Vaccination Day – Preventing disease in animals is protecting Europe’s citizens

Creating a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines’ (Bxl Residence Palace, 13.10.2016) – INFO

Register now: EPRUMA/Slovak Presidency workshop on ‘Creating a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines’ (Bxl Residence Palace, 13.10.2016)

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