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Position paper: Risk analysis process: the scientific basis for the regulation of veterinary medicines

02/07/2012

IssueIn the interests of public health, animal health and animal welfare veterinary medicines are regulated to ensure that only safe (for animals, users, consumers and the environment) and effective products of appropriate quality are placed on the market. This process must be achieved in a proportionate and balanced way to allow society to gain the benefits that these products bring. BackgroundAnimal health products are essential for animal welfare and make valuable contributions to society by protecting and preserving the health of animals...

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Position paper: The protection of registration data for existing and new veterinary medicinal products

02/07/2012

IFAH, the International Federation for Animal Health, supports legislation which provides effective and adequate protection of regulatory data submitted for the market approval of new and existing veterinary medicinal products (i.e. veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and other animal health products) against unfair commercialisation. IntroductionThe development and bringing to market of a new veterinary medicinal product requires the originator to conduct extensive chemical, pharmacological, toxicological and clinical research and testing,...

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Foot-and-mouth disease

26/03/2012

This educational handbook on foot-and-mouth disease is available in both French and English and can be ordered from CIRAD - espace.idees@cirad.fr. IFAH holds a limited stock of English copies which can be requested from the Communications Department - p.barcellona@ifahsec.org. This intiative is supported by:

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IFAH Fact Sheet

14/07/2011

Full 2012 Fact Sheet “About IFAH” including:

  • Corporate Members
  • Association Members
  • Key Figures: Animal Health Market and World Animal Population



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Poster: "Veterinary medicines and society, timeline of veterinary science"

17/05/2011

Veterinary Science was “born” in 1761 with the opening of the first veterinary school in Lyon, France. This A4 poster gives an overview of the numerous breakthroughs that marked the history of animal health ever since. It also features a section on “How society benefits from veterinary medicines”.



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IFAH Annual Report 2011

28/03/2011

The IFAH 2011 annual report is now available. Entitled “Healthy animals, healthier world”, the report features articles on the role of the veterinary profession in society and its 250th anniversary, and why science-based regulation is vital for the future of a science-driven industry, as well as a success story on the eradication of rinderpest and the role of animal health products in disease eradication efforts. The report also outlines the achievements of IFAH and its members across the world and includes guest statements from...

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Veterinary medicines and Food Safety

16/03/2011

To better understand the links between animal health and food safety, what is an ADI and how an MRL is established, read the IFAH brochure “Veterinary medicines and Food Safety”.



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IFAH leaflet "Why healthy animals help ensure a healthier world"

11/02/2011

No matter how well they are cared for, animals can still get sick and need medicines. Improved animal health through better healthcare ensures healthier people. Veterinary medicines are indispensable in keeping animals healthy.



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IFAH annual report 2010

03/04/2010

IFAH has produced the 2010 report on the theme “Healthy animals, healthier world”, featuring the achievements of IFAH and its members across the world as well as guest statements from key stakeholders such as the OIE, WVA, Codex Alimentarius, SSAFE and GALVmed.



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IFAH annual report 2009

03/04/2009

Caring for animals, Protecting animal and human health, Supporting global food production



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