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  • IFAH News – Issue nr. 6 – March 2014

    27/03/2014

    In the fifth edition of IFAH News we introduce our new Executive Director and provide the latest updates and activities from IFAH and the animal health industry around the globe:

    • An introductory message from IFAH’s new Executive Director
    • Animal Health Industry supports FDA’s proposals on responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals
    • IFAH at OIE seminar for African focal points for veterinary products
    • New section for IFAH website
    • Raising awareness of animal health issues in Russia
    • Australian
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  • Carel du Marchie Sarvaas is new Executive Director of IFAH

    18/12/2013

    Brussels, 18 December 2013 – Carel du Marchie Sarvaas has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the worldwide organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines. Du Marchie Sarvaas, a Dutch national, is currently director of agricultural biotechnology at EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries. He brings with him many years of experience as a senior public affairs and communications advisor in...

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  • Carel du Marchie Sarvaas is new Executive Director of IFAH

    18/12/2013

    Brussels, 18 December 2013 – Carel du Marchie Sarvaas has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the worldwide organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines. Du Marchie Sarvaas, a Dutch national, is currently director of agricultural biotechnology at EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries. He brings with him many years of experience as a senior public affairs and communications advisor in...

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  • IFAH News – Issue nr. 5 – December 2013

    12/12/2013

    In the fifth edition of IFAH News you can read the latest updates and activities from IFAH and the animal health industry around the globe :

    • Global Animal Health Conference delivers recommendations
    • IFAH publishes white paper on emerging and re-emerging diseases
    • IFAH at IGSP Conference
    • VICH announces public conference in October 2015
    • Season's Greetings from IFAH
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  • Animal Health Industry supports the FDA’s proposals on responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals

    12/12/2013

    Brussels, Belgium, 12 December 2013 –The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is supportive of the US’s Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement this week of its plan to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals. Antibiotics are a vital tool in any veterinarian’s toolbox, and are to be used responsibly whenever they are employed. The FDA’s plan establishes a three year timeframe to phase out growth promotion use of medically important...

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  • Animal Health Industry supports the FDA’s proposals on responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals

    12/12/2013

    Brussels, Belgium, 12 December 2013 –The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is supportive of the US’s Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement this week of its plan to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics in food-producing animals. Antibiotics are a vital tool in any veterinarian’s toolbox, and are to be used responsibly whenever they are employed. The FDA’s plan establishes a three year timeframe to phase out growth promotion use of medically important...

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  • IFAH calls for joint efforts to overcome barriers to control emerging and re-emerging diseases

    05/11/2013

    IFAH report emphasises need for wider collaborative discussions with international stakeholders London, 5 November 2013 – Today the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is launching a white paper on Emerging and Re-emerging Animal Diseases – Barriers to Disease Control at a stakeholder event being held at the Royal Society in London. The report concludes that increased investment in education, research, and institutional effectiveness is required at the local, national and global...

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  • IFAH calls for joint efforts to overcome barriers to control emerging and re-emerging diseases

    05/11/2013

    IFAH report emphasises need for wider collaborative discussions with international stakeholders London, 5 November 2013 – Today the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is launching a white paper on Emerging and Re-emerging Animal Diseases – Barriers to Disease Control at a stakeholder event being held at the Royal Society in London. The report concludes that increased investment in education, research, and institutional effectiveness is required at the local, national and global...

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  • White Paper: Emerging and Re-emerging Animal Diseases - Overcoming Barriers to Disease Control

    04/11/2013

    IFAH commissioned global analysis and advisory firm Oxford Analytica, who were supported by a group of independent experts in animal health, to examine three dominant barriers to effective disease control: Barriers to research and development; Barriers to commercialisation; and Barriers to the use of veterinary medicines.

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  • IFAH to call for innovative solutions for a sustainable food supply at Global Animal Health conference

    16/10/2013

    Arlington, Virginia, 16 October 2013 – In the context of World Food Day, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) will stress the importance of a harmonised science-based regulatory environment for maximising the development and use of animal health products to support food security and sustainability around the globe at the third Global Animal Health Conference taking place tomorrow in Arlington. Hosted by IFAH in partnership with the Drug Information Association (DIA), the...

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