Nepal Veterinary Association

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Nepal Veterinary Association was established in June 1967 and was legally registered in February 1969. It is a body of all Nepali veterinarians who have the bachelor's degree of Veterinary Science. There is also provision for foreign veterinarian who want to work in Nepal and who are eligible to register as veterinarians in Nepal in accordance with the prescribed rules and regulations. It has around 600 members and the current president is Dr. Ram Krishna Khatiwada.[1]

The Association worked closely with the Nepal Animal Science Association and the Nepal Paraveterinary and Livestock Association in 2001 to develop a vaccination strategy and programme against Japanese encephalitis in pigs.[2]

Nepal Veterinary Association is committed to welfare of all Nepali veterinarians and provides services to Government of Nepal as well as the public and private sectors. The Nepalese Vet Journal and Vet Chaumasik are regular publications of this Association.


  1. ^ "About NVA". Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Plans to control Japanese encephalitis launched". The Kathmandu Post (Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd). 22 January 2001. Retrieved 2009-03-09. [dead link]

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