SAVA Constitutional Court Judgement and Press Release

In a unanimous judgement handed down on the 5th of December 2018, the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the South African Veterinary Association. The matter before the Court was with respect to the process that was applied when the word “veterinarian” was inserted into section 22(C)(1)(a) of the Medicines and Controlled Substances Act, which […]

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS SAVA AWARDS AND HONORARY MEMBERSHIP 2019

Please note that SAVA awards are awarded annually.  Due to the fact that awards are traditionally handed over at the gala dinner at SAVA congresses which only occur every two years, the awards for two successive years will be handed over at each awards ceremony.  Hence, the 2019 awards ceremony will include recipients of both […]

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Revision of the WVA Policy Statements – Veterinary Statutory Body

Dear All, On 21st February 2018, the WVA Council adopted the revised WVA Policy Statement on Veterinary Statutory Body (click here to download the document). All the WVA Policy Statements can be found on the WVA website: http://www.worldvet.org/library.php?view=overview&cat=1. The WVA Council would like to thank to the WVA members for the comments, suggestions and support […]

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Avian Influenza

Need more information on Avian Influenza? Visit http://www.sapoultry.co.za/home/bird-flu.php. From: Dr Charlotte Nkuna (SA Poultry Association)

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Western Cape CCS Programme: Annual Report 2016

Dear participants and supporters of the CCS programme, Please click here to download the Western Cape CCS programme Annual Report for the 2016 cohort. We trust that you will join us in celebrating the positive difference that this programme is making to veterinary services and the country as a whole. Please feel free to pass on […]

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Important!-Draft Medicine Regulations- Dispensing and compounding for vets

Dear Colleagues Do you know that all vets may in the near future require a licence to compound and/or dispense veterinary medicines? This change is within the context of the Act 14 of 2015 Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act where on page 10 Section 22C 1(a) veterinarians are also included within the scope of healthcare practitioners […]

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