WOAH turns 100: A century of improving animal health and welfare 

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100 years of commitment

Celebrating 100 years of WOAH’s unwavering commitment to global animal health—a legacy of collaboration, innovation, and progress. Join us in honouring WOAH’s past, embracing the present, and charting a sustainable future.

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A century strong: our history

In 1924, 28 founding nations came together to address a shared concern – the health and well-being of the animals upon which our societies depend at a time when the trade of animals and its products had been massively expanding.

Discover the most significant milestones that have shaped WOAH till today.  


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WOAH's global photo competition spotlights the crucial work carried out by animal health and welfare actors worldwide. We aim to spotlight work that highlights significant efforts taken to protect animal health and promote animal welfare through the implementation of WOAH’s standards. #WOAH100 

The time to showcase your work is today! Sign up today on the link in bio.

WOAH`s global photo competition spotlights the crucial work carried out by animal health and welfare actors worldwide. We aim to spotlight work that highlights significant efforts taken to protect animal health and promote animal welfare through the implementation of WOAH’s standards. #WOAH100

The time to showcase your work is today! Sign up today on the link in bio.

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For our latest documentary, we continued our journey to the #Caribbean islands to understand how #animal health is impacted by hurricanes and volcanoes, emergencies that are common to the islands. Along the way, we talked to residents, both humans and animals. Delve deeper into the story of the Caribbean on the link in bio.

For our latest documentary, we continued our journey to the #Caribbean islands to understand how #animal health is impacted by hurricanes and volcanoes, emergencies that are common to the islands. Along the way, we talked to residents, both humans and animals. Delve deeper into the story of the Caribbean on the link in bio.

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2010.. 2019.. 2021. Hurricanes and volcanoes are a common sight in the Caribbean. Animals are often a victim of such disasters. In our latest sojourn, we document how the Caribbean prepares for these kind of emergencies and their impact on animal health. Watch it on the link in bio.

2010.. 2019.. 2021. Hurricanes and volcanoes are a common sight in the Caribbean. Animals are often a victim of such disasters. In our latest sojourn, we document how the Caribbean prepares for these kind of emergencies and their impact on animal health. Watch it on the link in bio.

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