Event for better environment for vet medicines
The first Global Animal Health Conference will take
place on November 15-16 in London. It is organised by the Drug Information
Association (DIA) in conjunction with the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) and
the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH).
Venue is the EMEA's headquarters at Canary Wharf.
Among the topics to be explored at the conference are: the international
regulatory environment, recent and future innovations in animal health and the
issue of partnerships and alliances with the aim to advance worldwide treatment,
prevention and control of animal diseases.
Head of the Veterinary and
Inspections Unit of the EMEA and Program Co-Chair, David Mackay, commented that
the agency is pleased to host a conference to discuss important matters such as
improving the regulatory environment for animal medicines. "Recent outbreaks of
avian influenza, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and bluetongue have highlighted the
difficulty in gaining access to effective animal health products around the
A number of international organisations, academic institutions,
national animal health authorities and industry associations will be represented
at the conference.
Brigitte Franke-Bray, director of DIA Europe, believes that the conference, by
providing a neutral forum, will facilitate dialogue among key players in
veterinary medicine and animal health worldwide.
For more information, please contact Tatjana.Topalovic@diaeurope.org
Global Animal Health Conference
â€¢ Drug Information Association
â€¢ European Medicines Agency
â€¢ International Federation for Animal
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