PR and Communications Committee

The public relations and communications committee was activated in April 2012 with the vision that "WSAVA becomes visible, relevant and makes a difference to members, the global veterinary community and public."

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WSAVA grows into a true global veterinary community, the importance of creating a dynamic communication channel both internally amongst members and to the outside world became a critical strategic tool. The WSAVA website and bi-monthly e-bulletin is open and free to the all veterinarians and interested members of the public.


Our main target audience

First and foremost are our members who need to have an active communication channel to:

  • Be informed of all WSAVA activities that can become useful in the development of practice standards for each individual member
  • Learn of global standards and concerns and be part of the veterinary profession’s voice to the public
  • Exchange information and network with members worldwide
  • Be aware and create awareness of each other’s activities
  • Create a unified voice for the veterinary profession


Secondary target audience

Our second major audience is the general public who needs to have an interface with the veterinary profession in order to:

  • Maintain an understanding between owners and veterinarians for better care of companion animals
  • Be abreast of the developments the profession can offer for better health and welfare of animals worldwide
  • Generate a common belief that one health of the world requires the active contribution of professionals in animal health, human health and environmental health


Committee members

  • Dr. Siraya Chunekamrai (Thailand)
  • Dr. Ellen van Neirop (Ecuador)
  • Dr. Takashi Koseki (Japan)
  • Dr. Alexandria Vilen (Sweden)
  • Dr. Oron Prager (Israel)
  • Dr. Adriana López Quintana (Uruguay)
  • Dr. Jim Berry (Canada)


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