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Welcome to the IFAH-Europe website

IFAH-Europe (International Federation for Animal Health Europe) is the federation representing manufacturers of veterinary medicines, vaccines and other animal health products in Europe. It represents both corporate members and national animal health associations in Europe. These associations comprise both local medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and international companies. IFAH-Europe's membership covers 90% of the European market for veterinary products.

What's new

Global Benchmarking Survey on the Animal Health Industry - Europe Report 2011 Now Available

Click here for the full report and a PowerPoint presentation of key data and conclusions.


Better Regulation Efforts Welcomed but Industry Calls for More Harmonisation to Boost Innovation

Click here to read the full press release on the outcome of the Global Benchmarking Survey on the Animal Health Industry Europe Report 


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DISCONTOOLS Conference: 'Fighting animal diseases – identifying research priorities'.
15 November 2023 at the Silken Berlaymont Hotel, Brussels.
Programme for the conference is now available here.
For more information, please click here.


 IFAH-Europe conference 2012: 'Healthy animals for safe, secure and sustainable food supply' (21 June 2023)

Watch the video report from the IFAH-Europe Annual Conference 2012

Press release: IFAH-Europe believes that EU innovation in animal health is key to averting future food and health crises.

Presentations, biographies and pictures: Download here.

FAH-Europe Statement: Rational thinking, science-based decision-making and Responsible Use of antibiotics by all is key to curb antimicrobial resistance
IFAH-Europe asks the organisers of the “Combating Antimicrobial Resistance – Time for Joint Action” conference which took place on 14-15 March in Copenhagen, Denmark, to engage in a science based debate concerning antimicrobial resistance. Read fulll statement here.


Watch the video report from European Pet Night 2012

Upcoming events

DISCONTOOLS conference, 15 November 2012, Brussels: Details on the conference can be found here.

7th TOPRA Annual Veterinary Symposium, 2-3 October 2012, Dublin (Ireland): Details on the conference here.

New publications

Animals are good for us, be good to them - We care

IFAH-Europe leaflet promoting responsible pet ownership. Aimed at pet owners and interested parties across Europe the leaflet highlights the social impact of animals and the importance of good health, and also provides statistics on the types and number of pets in the EU.

To download a PDF version of the leaflet click here.


 IFAH-Europe Annual Report 2011

The IFAH-Europe 2011 annual report opens with a message from David Mackay, Head of Veterinary Medicines and Product Data Management at the European Medicines Agency and includes an "eye-to-eye" with the Chairs of IFAH-Europe's operating committees dealing with our main strategic priorities: regulatory affairs, food chain and communications.

Download the report here.


IFAH-Europe Perspectives newsletter issue 23



EPRUMAlogotextIFAH-Europe is a founding partner of the European Platform for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals, EPRUMA. Find out more about the platform, its partners and latest activities on


EPRUMA statement, 17 November 2011: "EPRUMA welcomes the European Commission’s emphasis on responsible use"

EPRUMA video: the animal health industry and responsible use.
EPRUMA has launched a video on the animal health industry's role regarding responsible use of veterinary medicines.
See the video on EPRUMA's YouTube channel