Mark Schipp on climate: Perspectives from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) President


Veterinarians for Climate Action (VfCA) were honoured to welcome Dr. Mark Schipp, Australian Chief Veterinary Officer and President of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), for an exclusive webinar.

Terrestrial and aquatic animal production play an important role in the sustenance and livelihoods of the world’s growing population, but must adapt to a changing world.

The climate and animal production have a complex relationship, which each having the potential to negatively affect the other. Along with current threats of animal diseases, including zoonoses, climate change presents a profound mitigation challenge for the globe, as we face multi-faceted impacts will be highly variable across different ecosystems, and will require global stewardship and collaboration.

Climate change will generate new and significant challenges to health security and sustainable development, while also presenting opportunities for Veterinary Services to demonstrate their value to society through supporting risk mitigation and adaptation.

Join Dr. Schipp as he presents learnings and perspectives from the front line of global animal health and welfare.

To receive the latest factual information from a leading global authority on animal health, please join us on this webinar.