France was the first country where the veterinary studies have become institutionalized through the establishment of the first veterinary schools in the eighteenth century. Veterinary science is vital to the study and protection of livestock, herd health and monitoring the spread of disease. It requires the acquisition and application of scientific knowledge in multiple areas and the use of technical skills in disease prevention that can affect both pets as wild animals. In France, the National Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (ANMV) within ANSES (National Agency for the safety of the food, the environment and labor) is the competent authority for assessment and risk management for veterinary medicinal products. The government wish, for this reason, that the ANMV would take part of the continuous dynamic of improvement for protecting human and animal health. Two points called the attention of the industries and the pharmaceutical-Health-Veterinary community this year: The Parasiticides products and diagnostics new technologies.
Over the years, the demand for animal parasiticides has increased significantly owing to the growing awareness about zoonotic diseases;