The 41st Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine (WAHVM) was held at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom on 10-13  September 2014

The two conference themes were ‘the history of One Health’, and ‘war, animals and the veterinary profession.’

Keynote speakers were:

Professor Donald Frederick Smith, Professor of Surgery and Dean Emeritus, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine: ‘The Three Parts of One Health’

Dr Hilda Kean, Ruskin College, Oxford: ‘Animals in wartime Britain: The Home Front’

The meeting was generously sponsored by: The Wellcome Trust, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Knowledge, Society for the Social History of Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Kings College London, University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

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