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  • IFAH Commends World Veterinary Day for Raising Awareness of Vector-borne Diseases

    23/04/2015

    IFAH has commended World Veterinary Day (Saturday 25th April), which was created to highlight the lifesaving work performed by vets around the globe, for raising awareness of vector-borne diseases (VBDs) with zoonotic potential. Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, IFAH Executive Director, says: “We’re delighted that this year’s World Veterinary Day theme will highlight the issues caused by vector-borne diseases. VBDs is a topic that IFAH has had a strong focus on for the last 12 months, acknowledging...

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  • IFAH Commends World Veterinary Day for Raising Awareness of Vector-borne Diseases

    23/04/2015

    IFAH has commended World Veterinary Day (Saturday 25th April), which was created to highlight the lifesaving work performed by vets around the globe, for raising awareness of vector-borne diseases (VBDs) with zoonotic potential. Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, IFAH Executive Director, says: “We’re delighted that this year’s World Veterinary Day theme will highlight the issues caused by vector-borne diseases. VBDs is a topic that IFAH has had a strong focus on for the last 12 months, acknowledging...

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  • IFAH News - Issue nr. 9 - April 2015

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  • Infographic: Veterinary medicines vs human medicines

    30/03/2015

    We are similar, but we are not the same: veterinary medicines vs human medicines This infographic outlines some of the differences between the veterinary medicine and the human medicine sectors, including who the products are made for and how they are used. The infographic highlights some of the processes involved with developing and marketing veterinary medicines and how having the same regulatory processes can impact product development. Download as PDF    

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  • Overview of activities in 2014

    19/03/2015

    This report provides an overview of activities for the animal health industry in 2014.

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  • Overview of activities in 2014

    19/03/2015

    This report provides an overview of activities for the animal health industry in 2014. By region it includes a summary of member associations’ achievements around the world:

    • Europe
    • North America
    • South America
    • Asia and Africa
    • Australia and New Zealand
    • Global
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  • George Heidgerken Appointed President of IFAH

    18/03/2015

    Brussels, 18 March 2015 – George Heidgerken has been appointed for a two-year term as President of the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the worldwide organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines. Corporate Senior Vice President of Boehringer Ingelheim and Global Head of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, George Heidgerken has extensive and global experience of the animal health sector. Prior to his current position, he sat as President and CEO of...

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  • George Heidgerken Appointed President of IFAH

    18/03/2015

    Brussels, 18 March 2015 – George Heidgerken has been appointed for a two-year term as President of the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the worldwide organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines. Corporate Senior Vice President of Boehringer Ingelheim and Global Head of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, George Heidgerken has extensive and global experience of the animal health sector. Prior to his current position, he sat as President and CEO of...

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  • 4th Global Animal Health Conference: regulatory convergence

    18/03/2015

    d The 4th Global Animal Health Conference was organised with the support of an Organising Committee*, facilitated by HealthforAnimals and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The focus was on developing countries and on how to enable the widest availability of high quality, safe and efficacious products in these markets, with an emphasis on Africa, and East Africa in particular. The conference report is available now and downloadable as PDF Presentations Bettye Walters - FDA...

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  • Guidelines for applications of GS1 markings to animal health products

    11/03/2015

    Updated in 2015, this guideline was developed as a requirement, so that, when and where product identification is required, there will be consistency in the use of a data structure worldwide. This guideline specifies the use of GS1 application identifiers (AI’s) within a Data Matrix symbology for encoding the data. As appropriate, this document is based on the General GS1 Specifications. IFAH has agreed on a unique worldwide identification principle for Animal Health products production...

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