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Asia-Pacific region moves forward with plans to mitigate the risks of AMR in defence of its crucial aquaculture industry and to protect human and animal health

The Asia-Pacific region is taking important steps to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) associated with aquaculture in order to to mitigate risks to humans, animals and fish stocks, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today [...]

Experts meet to develop guidelines for monitoring AMR in diseased livestock and poultry in Asia

Efforts to harmonize antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance systems in animals are advancing in Asia, the region most at risk from increased antibiotic resistance in both animals and humans, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), announced today [...]

FAO-USAID-ICAR training on AMR data management using WHONET5.6

FAO and USAID in collaboration with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) organized a 2-days Training Workshop on “Management of antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) data using the WHO freely downloadable Windows based software (WHONET5.6)” [...]

FAO-USAID-ICAR training on AST and data management using WHONET5.6

FAO and USAID in collaboration with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organized a 3 day training workshop from 23-25 July 2018 [...]

SADC takes bold move to fight AMR

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a huge problem, posing serious threats to human, animal, plant, and environmental health in both developed and developing countries. Reversing the threat of AMR before it reaches pandemic levels of global proportion calls for concerted efforts [...]

Countries step up to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but  serious gaps remain and require  urgent action, according to a report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health [...]

First stakeholders meeting of NBAP and NBT held in Delhi

The first stakeholders Meeting was held to discuss the operational issues and next steps for the project [...]

Expert Meeting Reports Now Available on Antimicrobial Resistance and the Environment, Biocides, and Foods of Plant Origin

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to share new summary reports on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) expert meetings held last year, addressing critical issues in the fight against superbugs. World experts gathered in Rome for [...]

International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost

FAO, the World Health Organization, and the World Organisation for Animal Health sign agreement to formalize and strengthen their cooperation

FAO chief calls for halting the use of antimicrobial medicines to promote growth in farm animals

Graziano da Silva says countries and rural communities need support to combat antimicrobial resistance
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