NOAH represents the UK animal medicine industry: its aim is to promote the benefits of safe, effective, quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.
The animal medicines industry is dedicated to providing safe, effective, quality products for the treatment and welfare of all animals, large or small. NOAH has been representing the companies that research, develop, manufacture and market licensed animal medicines in the UK since 1986.
The association’s membership represents over 90% of the UK animal medicines market worth in excess of £625 million per annum (2015) and directly supporting 2000 highly skilled jobs, as well as indirectly supporting 19700 vets, 9000 qualified animal health advisors, 11700 veterinary nurses and thousands of livestock farmers and people involved in pet and equine care, sports and leisure.
NOAH was formed on 1 January 1986 to replace the Animal Health Register of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, which dated back to 1955.