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21-04-2008 - WVA INFO: "One World- One Medicine- One Health"
WVA Information: “One World – One Medicine – One Health”
Posted by: JimEdwards on Apr 10, 2008 - 03:33 PM
Vancouver, British Columbia July 27 to 31, 2008
On-line registration is now open at so register now!

Please note that the hotel rooms are filling up quickly and you may not have the choice of room you want, so please make your hotel reservations early! Visit the website regarding all information on the Congress hotels.

The WVC 2008 Congress has solid scientific speakers and sessions in Public Practice / Public Health and Clinical Practice / Private Practice.

Senior Care / Complex Disease Management: Dr. Etienne Cote, DVM, DACVIM, (Canada) obtained his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1993. Dr. C?t? was staff cardiologist in Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston for three years. One of his presentations will be on “Managing Concurrent Heart Disease and Renal Failure”. In Cardiology he will speak on “Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Positive Inotropes – Pimobendan, Digoxin and Others.”

Dermatology: Dr. Rodney Rosychuk (Canada) received his DVM from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1974. From 1983 to present Dr. Rosychuk is a staff member at the University of Illinois until 1983. He is currently a staff member at Colorado State University. His presentations are on “Management of Pseudomanas Otitis”; “Feline Otitis Externa and Media” and “Canine and Feline Autoimmune and Immune Mediated Diseases – An Update” to name but a few.

Small Animal: Behaviour: Dr. Kersti Seksel (Australia), B.V.Sc. (Hons), M.R.C.V.S., graduated in Veterinary Science from Sydney University. In 1992 Dr. Seksel began developing the program Puppy Preschools® in veterinary hospitals around Australia. Dr. Seksel’s presentations will be “Puppy Essentials – What All Owners Need to Know and How You Can Help”; “Dealing with Difficult Animals in the Veterinary Clinic”; “To Medicate or not to Medicate? - That is the Question! – What to Use, When and Why”.

Aquatic Animal Veterinary Medicine: Dr. Rohana Subasinghe (Italy) is a Senior Aquaculture Officer at the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO. Dr. Subasinghe currently serves as the Technical Secretary to the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the Committee on Fisheries of the FAO, the only global inter-governmental forum on aquaculture. His presentation will be on the “National / International Strategies VI-Evolution of Asian Aquatic Animal Health Approaches”. Dr. Subasinghe will also participate in a Panel Discussion on the “Production Finfish Diseases V-Bacterial Kidney Disease: The International Perspective”.

We encourage you to continue visiting the WVC 2008 website at for continued updates.

Come for the Congress! Stay for the Adventure!

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