In this special issue of IFAH News you can read the latest update on the Global Animal Health Conference taking place on on 17-18 October 2013 at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in Washington DC. Register now for the conference at: diahome.org/animalhealth
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In the third edition of IFAH News you can read the latest updates and activities from IFAH including:
- New President for IFAH
- IFAH Annual Report 2012 Out Now
- Supporting Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals at OIE Conference
- IFAH at 4th Global Feed and Food Congress in South Africa
- How Veterinary Medicines Come to Market
- Register Now for the Global Animal Health Conference
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The IFAH 2012 annual report is now available. Entitled ‘The costs of animal diseases and societal benefits from healthy animals’, the report contains opening messages from the IFAH President and the Executive Director and a feature article on the costs of animal disease with guest statements from OIE, FAO and WVA.
The report also includes a summary of IFAH’s achievements throughout 2012 and an overview of regional activities in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa, and Australia and New Zealand, along with the 2012...
Welcome to the first edition of IFAH News! This newsletter will keep you up-to-date on our latest dialogues with major international bodies, provide expertise on emerging diseases and highlight major developments within the global animal health industry.
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Antibiotics not only cure bacterial diseases in people, they also cure bacterial diseases in animals.
In doing so, they help us fulfil our moral obligation to the animals in our care. At the same time, for food-producing animals, antibiotics, by ensuring the animals’ health, contribute to efficient use of limited resources and help provide a safe supply of food from healthy animals. For pets they ensure a long and healthy human-animal partnership. To read more about the benefits of antibiotics.
VICH has published a leaflet about its work and role in harmonising the global processes for authorising veterinary medicines. The leaflet can be viewed on www.vichsec.org and downloaded free of charge. *VICH: Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products.
The Global Benchmarking Survey examines the interactions between industry and regulatory systems, particularly the impact of regulations on the animal health industry’s ability to be competitive and innovative. The outcome of this survey provides an invaluable wealth of information to support informed policy decisions in the continual search for best regulatory practice and opportunities for improvement.
For more detailed information on the regional reports, please contact the relevant industry association or see their websites:
Global analysis and advisory firm Oxford Analytica, supported by a group of independent experts in animal health, were commissioned by IFAH to compare international social and economic impacts of three well-documented animal health diseases: FMD, salmonella and rabies.
This white paper is intended to serve as a launch point for wider collaborative discussions with international stakeholders on what future efforts would be required to establish effective disease control and preventative activities based on their technical merits, but also to...
IssueThe Animal Health Industry is not in favour of the serialisation of veterinary medicinal products.
BackgroundIn several countries regulators tend to request a serialisation* of veterinary medicinal products because of identical requirements implemented in the human pharmaceutical sector. It would however be a disproportionate measure for the animal health sector, using an unaffordable approach to tackle close to non-existent problems in the animal health sector.
PositionThe Animal Health Industry stands aligned that the two-dimensional...