History of JVMA

1885

The veterinarian license system began. The Japan Veterinary Association, a predecessor of JVMA, was founded.

1948

The JVMA was founded.

1950

The 1st National Veterinarian Conference was held.

1953

JVMA joined WVA

1973

JVMA joined FAVA as a founding member.

1980

The 2nd FAVA Conference was held.

1993

Training Program for Asian Veterinarians (TP-FAV I) was launched.

1995

The 25th World Veterinary Congress and the 9th FAVA Conference were held.

2007

The 1st“Japan World Veterinary Day” was held.

2013

Agreement on the Promotion of Academic Collaboration was signed by Japan Medical Association and JVMA.

2016

The 2nd WVA-WMA Global Conference on One Health was held.
“Fukuoka Memorandum” was adopted.
Training Program for Asian Veterinarians Ⅱ (TP-FAVⅡ) was launched.

2017

Kyushu Animal Emergency Shelter was set up.

2018

“The Memorandum on the Promotion of Veterinary Academic Interaction among JVMA, Korea Veterinary Association, and Taiwan Veterinary Association” was signed.

2019

The 1st Veterinary Summit of 3 East-Asian Countries was held.


The 2nd WVA-WMA Global Conference on One Health(Nov.2016)

Commemorative ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of JVMA(Nov.2018)

The 1st Veterinary Summit of 3 East-Asian Countries(Feb.2019)