World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Upcoming Meetings:

XVII WAVLD Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

For more information on this meeting, please visit:

June 15-18, 2015

XVIII WAVLD Sorrento, Italy 

June 7-10, 2017

Please contact Dr. Craig Carter, Executive Director, WAVLD if your country is interested in hosting a future meeting!

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World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

Mission Statement

The mission of the WAVLD is to improve animal and human health by facilitating the availability of quality laboratory testing provided through veterinary diagnostic laboratories around the world. This mission is accomplished by:

  • Disseminating the latest information relating to the diagnosis of animal diseases through outstanding educational symposia.
  • Facilitating the organization of associations of veterinary laboratory diagnosticians in all countries of the world.
  • Providing consulting assistance to countries wishing to build and operate state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratories.
  • Supporting other activities to improve the health and welfare of man and animals throughout the world.