Vet Students Around The World - Meet Hannah van Velzen

Published: May 01, 2014
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world. Today we are talking with Hannah van Velzen, she’s a vet student in the Netherlands studying at Utrecht University. She’s also the Sponsorship Director 2013-2014 of the IVSA Global organization. What is your favorite animal and why?I like all animals, but my favorite animal would have to be my own dog. She’s ...

April 26th is World Veterinary Day !

Published: April 23, 2014
World Veterinary Day @IVSAWorld Veterinary Day is coming closer!World Veterinary Day is an important initiative of one of IVSA’s main partners; the World Veterinary Association (WVA). This year it will be celebrated on the 26th of April 2014 and will focus on the theme of ‘Animal Welfare’. As always, World Veterinary Day is aimed at bringing the importance of the Veterinary Profession to the general public by underlining the vital role of veterinarians in ensuring animals health and ...

A great story of Ben Stafford Rodgers and his dog Bandit from Texas

Published: April 12, 2014
The story of Ben and Bandit "Finding and being found” Hi Ben, thanks for sending us the pictures of Ben. What’s your mutt’s name – and how did he join your family? Bandit“His name is Bandit, and his arrival at my house is something of a mystery. I have had him for about ten years now, and the night he made his entrance, I was sitting in the car trying to get decent cell reception. I was talking to a relative on the west coast, and I had my boot on the light button to keep it dark, ...

Bayer Applauds the World Health Organization’s focus on Vector-Borne Diseases

Published: April 07, 2014
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every year more than one billion people are infected and more than one million die from a vector-borne disease. And importantly, these infections can be prevented by stopping the “bites” that transmit the diseases.   Today we are joining the World Health Organization to raise awareness about vector-borne diseases through their global public health campaign with the slogan “Small bite, big threat,” and the hashtag #Just1Bite.   The ...

Thierry Demonceau will tell you what it´s like to work at Bayer Animal Health in France

Published: April 02, 2014
Thierry Deomonceau talking to his team. Wonder what it’s like to work at Bayer Animal Health?  Check out our interview with Thierry in France. “When I was 9 years old, I had a horse.  When the horse got sick, I saw a vet taking care of him and was so impressed that I told my parents I wanted to be a veterinarian.  So I did. I studied veterinary medicine and became an equine vet at 22 years old….”Working at Bayer HealthCare, Animal Health: This month we are talking to Thierry ...

International Veterinary Students’ Association and Bayer Announce Partnership to Raise Awareness of Animals and Public Health

Published: March 04, 2014
Leverkusen, March 6, 2014 – Building on a tradition of veterinary science and innovation, today, the International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA) and Bayer Animal Health announce a strategic partnership to raise awareness of global public health on topics of interest to students of veterinary medicine and veterinarians. Through this partnership, IVSA and Bayer will work together to develop and share best-practices, information and content, which will be made available to a broad ...

Jessica Federer - Global Head of Communications and Public Relations at Bayer HealthCare Animal Health

Published: February 25, 2014
Curious about a career in public health? Our head of communications shares what it's like to work @Bayer in the Yale Alumni ViewpointThe FoundationJessica FedererMy passion for public health began before I went to Yale. As an undergrad at The George Washington University, in DC, I took a health policy course for masters students and was hooked. I knew public health was for me. It took some paperwork and persuasion, but within some months, GW started an undergraduate program in public health ...