Category Archives: Medicinal News

Vets and doctors ask patients, are you antibiotic aware?

16 November 2016

Leading human & animal medical organisations have created a poster to promote responsible antibiotic use

Leading human and animal medical organisations – the British Medical Association (BMA), BVA, Public Health England (PHE) and Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) – have joined forces for the first time to launch a ‘One Health' poster for waiting rooms...

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Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE awarded as “a true champion” for One Health

22 September 2016

Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE, Chiron Award 2016

Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE was today (22 September) announced as the recipient of the British Veterinary Association's (BVA) prestigious Chiron Award.

The award recognises the distinctive contributions Sarah has made as a true champion for One Health and acknowledges the impacts of her research on human and animal...

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Vets welcome Government commitment to global AMR action

16 September 2016

BVA welcome the Government's commitment to viewing AMR as an international issue

Earlier this year the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), chaired by Lord Jim O'Neill, issued their final report and recommendations for tackling drug-resistant infections globally. Today (16 September 2016) the British Government have issued their response, outlining their reaction to the recommendations...

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Two exclusive viewings at BVA Members’ Day

07 September 2016

The newest veterinary view films will premier at Members' Day 2016

The first exhibition of winning photographs from BVA's inaugural photography competition and the premier of the latest ‘Veterinary View' programme will both be taking place at BVA's Members' Day at At-Bristol on 22 September.

Earlier this year BVA ran its first photography competition for...

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Vets offer advice on new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease

27 July 2016

Vets encourage all owners to speak to their vet about vaccinating their rabbits against RVHD2

A new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease has been identified in rabbits in the UK and BVA, BSAVA and BVZS have advice for practices who may not be familiar with the recent developments of this disease.

Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic...

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