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A global conference will bring leading figures from government, academia, international organisations and the animal health sector to share challenges and solutions for improving regulatory convergence for veterinary product registration. The 4th Global Animal Health Conference will focus on developing countries and on how to create the widest availability of high quality, safe and efficient products in these markets – particularly the East African market.

The event, hosted by International Federation for Animal Health, will take place from 24-25th June 2015 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Attendees will discuss and brainstorm how to: promote market control, improve market access, foster systems, implement African regional harmonisation initiatives and discuss advantages and challenges towards achieving harmonised regulatory systems that comply with international standards and guidelines.

The conference is organised with the support of an organising committee, including: OIE, European Medicines Agency, Federal Drug Association, GALVmed, Tanzania Food and consisting of NGOs and intergovernmental and governmental departments and associations, which GALVmed sits on. The event is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

For more information, view the conference flyer. To book your place at the conference, please fill out an application form.