Browsing Proceedings of the 44th International Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine by Issue Date

Browsing Proceedings of the 44th International Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine by Issue Date

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  • Mans, Ben J.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The history of East Coast fever (ECF) spans more than 120 years and it is simply too vast and intricate to do justice to it by trying to give a detailed presentation of all the relevant events, facts and personas associated ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Virology is a relatively young scientific discipline only recognised at the Onderstepoort institute as a separate science in the mid-1950s by the establishment of an independent Section Virology. Before that, research on ...
  • Straatman, Jons; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    In 1890, all of a sudden the small veterinary world in Java was startled by the appointment of a gepatenteerd veearts, a ‘patented’ veterinarian. The Board of Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Science in the ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Veterinarians in South Africa today are inclined to think their profession started with Arnold Theiler’s arrival in 1891 from Switzerland, or Duncan Hutcheon’s arrival in 1880, or even Samuel Wiltshire in 1874, all in the ...
  • World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The proceedings includes the following aspects of the WAHVM 2020 Congress: Who we are -- WAHVM officers -- Words of welcome from the Congress chairperson and WAHVM President -- Information of the City of Tswane and the ...
  • Owen, Neville C.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science of the Medical University of the Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) was a child of the ‘apartheid’ policies of the National Party governments which governed South Africa from 1948 to 1994. The ...
  • Kaplan, Rebecca; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    During the early twentieth century, Canada, Mexico, and the United States governments coordinated to prevent foot and mouth disease from entering their borders. These policies facilitated the trade of livestock and related ...
  • O’Reilly, Patrick J.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Dían Cécht is the semi-divine god of healing in the ancient Irish mythological cycle. He was the son of Dagda, the father of the gods who like Thor, carried a great hammer. Dian Cécht was grandfather to the almost universal ...
  • Welk-Joerger, Nicole; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    This paper emphasizes the need to tell more histories about the specific cultural and chemical properties of antibiotic livestock feed to better understand its adoption and use in the past and today. The existing literature ...
  • Skipper, Alison; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    In 1920s colonial India, an enthusiastic group of expatriate British officials occupied themselves by breeding Bull Terriers. However, these breeders complained that many of the dogs they imported from ‘Home’ subsequently ...
  • Pospischil, Andreas; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The start of the Swiss veterinary connection dates back to the late 19th century when a shortage of veterinarians in Transvaal motivated M. Constançon, the Swiss ambassador to the ZAR in 1890, to inform his home country. ...
  • Woods, Abigail; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Edward Jenner is widely celebrated as the discoverer of the world’s first successful vaccine. His demonstration that inoculation with cowpox could protect against smallpox is viewed as the starting point for the development ...
  • De Vos, Valerius; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    The ecology of anthrax in the Kruger National Park (KNP) in South Africa is described. Endemic anthrax occurs in the northern-most region of the KNP with sporadic cases seen almost annually. In addition, regular periodic ...
  • Koolmees, Peter A.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Until late in the 19th century, Utrecht University played a very important role in providing academic training for South African students. Professors at Utrecht stressed the Dutch roots of the Boers and supported their ...
  • Alonso, Silvia Nicolás; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    At the end of the 21st century B.C., after the Akkadian Empire collapsed, the political situation in Southern Mesopotamia was tense under the constant pressure of the kingdom of Elam and the destructive incursions of the ...
  • Bigalke, Rudolph; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    For the purposes of this address, tropical diseases are broadly defined as animal diseases and toxicoses that were unknown to European settlers and European-trained veterinarians when they came to South Africa. However, ...
  • Hektoen, Halvor; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Antibacterial agents were used long before people knew that infections were caused by bacteria, and were described in ancient Egypt, Greece and in the Roman empire. However, in modern medicine the ‘antibiotic revolution’ ...
  • Pettey, Kenneth P.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Heartwater (previously cowdriosis) is a disease caused by a rickettsia, Ehrlichia ruminantium (previously Cowdria ruminantium). It was first recognised and recorded in South Africa by the Voortrekker Louis Trichardt in ...
  • Henton, Maryke M.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Microbial techniques and apparatus had been sufficiently developed by the second half of the 19th century to enable veterinarians to diagnose and study diseases unique to Africa, as well as those diseases carried by imported ...
  • Bath, Gareth F.; World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine. International Congress (44th : 2020 : Pretoria, South Africa) (Pretoria : World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, 2020-02)
    Veterinarians trained in Europe dominated the research fraternity in South Africa up to the Second World War and scientific knowledge and investigations were therefore based on what was known in Europe or other countries ...