The European Association of Porcine Health Management (EAPHM) is the platform for:
Promoting competitive and sustainable European pig production by creating and further developing common guidelines and legislation for porcine health management in Europe in order to optimise professional standards leading to the highest possible animal health status for improving food safety, public health and animal welfare in pig and pork production.
Improving and standardising undergraduate and post-graduate education and developing continuing professional development in the area of porcine health management in Europe.
Becoming the opinion leader throughout Europe in the field of porcine health management
The European Association of Porcine Health Management (EAPHM) is to:
Provide one organisation for all European veterinarians and related professionals involved in porcine health management.
Represent the interests of the European Association of Porcine Health Management (EAPHM) members in legislative and executive bodies of the EU in cooperation with appropriate organisations such as the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe.
Develop standardised post-graduate education and life-long learning for veterinarians specialising in porcine health management in cooperation with appropriate organisations such as the European College of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM).
Organise the Annual European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in co-operation with the European College of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM).
Organise meetings, workshops, discussion forums, and other appropriate platforms for exchanging knowledge in the area of porcine health management.
Work closely together with associated, national and international, professional organisations.
Promote the relationship between the veterinary profession, swine practitioners, the swine industry and the public.
Promote understanding and goodwill among its members.
Cooperate with veterinary and agricultural organisations and regulatory agencies.
Do everything and anything reasonable and lawfully necessary, proper, suitable, or convenient for the achievement or furtherance of the purposes stated above.