Category Archives: Veterinary News

World Veterinary Day

On World Veterinary Day, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA) pay tribute to the crucial role played by veterinarians in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. This year, the event focuses on the action the profession can take to preserve the efficacy of antimicrobial treatments, which are essential resources to protect human health as well as animal health and welfare. Throughout the day, and all around the world, the many initiatives led by veterinarians to raise awareness on this essential issue in their countries will come under the spotlight.

What private practitioners need to know about controlled- and notifiable diseases.

Author: T Prinsloo[a] ABSTRACT The prevention, management and control of controlled- and notifiable diseases are the combined responsibility of state veterinarians, private veterinarians and farmer. Isolation and quarantine is used to prevent the introduction and spread of contagious diseases.  This paper explains the differences between isolation and quarantine and sets out the purpose and application… Continue Reading