In September 2021, FVE joined the 20th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish organised by the European Association of Fish Pathologists. FVE with EAEVE organized and run a special session on veterinary education. The paper below is an overview of efforts and needs for well-trained global aquatic animal health workforce.

A well-trained and equipped veterinary workforce is required, to integrate veterinarians,
para-veterinarians and other animal health support professionals in fully functioning disease diagnostic laboratory services and in appropriate government/industry infrastructure.