Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
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The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 38 European countries.
We also represent 4 vibrant sections, each of which representing key groups within our profession: Practitioners (UEVP), Hygienists (UEVH), Veterinary State Officers (EASVO) and veterinarians in Education, Research and Industry (EVERI).

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FVE officially supports the "One Health Initiative"

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CPD in small animal medicine

Jos Bongers (former FVE stagiare) thesis on CPD system across EU provides a valuable set of...

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EU Commission guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine

These latest guidelines are one of the key deliverables in the EU action plan on AMR. They provide,...

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Food Chain Information guidance

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Food Chain Information guidance - LEAFLET

A full and effective use of the food chain information and of inspection results facilitates...

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FVE Survey of the veterinary profession in Europe

The report allows for the first time to compare Veterinary demographic, labour market and...

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La promotion du leadership veterinaire dans la gestion des chiens errants en Europe

Available the French version of the FVE_FECAVA_UEVP position paper on management of stray dogs.

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Doctors and Veterinarians strengthening their cooperation

Doctors and Veterinarians keep working together.

Thu, 19 Nov 2015Read more

European antibiotic awarenss day

The 8th European Antibiotic Awareness Day took place on 16 November in Brussels.

Mon, 16 Nov 2015Read more

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015 focuses on the global challenge of AMR

This year’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) emphasises the global health challenge of antibiotic resistance. The ECDC will launch EAAD 2015 on Monday 16 November at an event in Brussels.

Thu, 12 Nov 2015Read more

EAAD New Infographics

Check how antibiotic resistance spreads

Thu, 12 Nov 2015Read more

FVE opposes reclassification of ketamine

FVE supports the evaluations of Ketamine made by the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence.

Mon, 09 Nov 2015Read more

European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC)

5th report released. Sales of veterinary antimicrobial agents in 26 EU/EEA countries in 2013.

Fri, 23 Oct 2015Read more

Official Controls: trialogue starting

On 14 October the Council of the European Union has reached an agreement between the Members States about the Official Controls legislative proposal.

Tue, 20 Oct 2015Read more

FVE_KNMVD conference on insects

The joint Royal Dutch Veterinary Association and FVE conference took place on Friday 9 October in Utrecht. R. van Dobbenburgh (FVE Vice president) opened the event.

Sun, 11 Oct 2015Read more

Medicines votes in European Parliament

FVE has submitted its comments to the European Parliament on two crucial dossiers: veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015Read more

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FVE General Assembly

Next FVE General Assembly will take place in Brussels from 13 to 14 November.

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 - Thu, 14 Jan 2016

2nd EFFORT Annual meeting

EFFORT consortium will meet for the 2nd Annual project meeting, on the 12-14th January 2016.

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