Antibiotic Resistance

Raising Animals Without Antibiotics-isn’t it cruel?-2017-04-18

When animals get sick, and many do, just like many kids get sick, they need antibiotics to get better. Most people in agricultural production would also gladly pay for the antimicrobials to help their animals heal from an infection. But over the last few years we’ve seen social paranoia needlessly demonize […]


  Promoting World Veterinary Day (29 April 2017)-2017-04-13 See here the letter from the President the South African Veterinary Council:   Dear Colleagues In celebration of the World Veterinary Day on the 29th April, we requested Prof Moritz van Vuuren, Director Food Safety and Security to draft questions and answers […]

Antibiotic Overuse Is Target For Action-2017-03-09

Experts from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have called on the food supply chain to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals to address the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which is one of the world’s most pressing public health […]

Antimicrobial Resistance-Wildlife 2017-02-13

Please see here article on AMR in Wildlife from Prof Moritz van Vuuren: AMR in Wildlife   See here the link to the SAASP (South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme)  Facebook page:  

Antimicrobial Resistance-Animal and environmental aspects of AMR 2017-01-26

The final report on “Strategic and Operational Guidance on Animal and Environmental Aspects: National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance for Developing Countries” based on the International Workshop on National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance for low and middle-income countries, which was organized by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) at […]

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE-The British Equine Veterinary Association 2017-01-20

Find here the strategies the British Equine Veterinary Association use:   Protect me practice-protocol-part-1   2antibiotics   beva-antimicrobial-policy-template-2012.1   BEVA PROTECT ME client information   BEVA PROTECT ME client poster   BEVA PROTECT ME practice protocol form   BEVA PROTECT ME practice protocol   BEVA PROTECT ME review-mechanism log   […]