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

30/05/2018
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

30/05/2018
Graziano da Silva says countries and rural communities need support to combat antimicrobial resistance

FAO regional training aims to improve access to new tool for assessment of laboratories and AMR surveillance systems

17/05/2018
Life saving medicines fail when bacteria become resistant to them, so countries are racing to battle these ‘bad bugs’ through improved surveillance systems to protect animals, people and livelihoods.

Ghana launches its AMR Policy and National Action Plan

30/04/2018
The government of Ghana in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World organization for Animal health (OIE) has launched Ghana’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) policy and its National [...]

Intensifying food systems and health - Emphasis on AMR in agricultural systems

09/04/2018
An important meeting was organised by ILRI in coordination with ICAR, CGIAR, IDRC/CRDI to strengthen long-term partnerships of regional relevance, grounded on joint-work, between the CGIAR, Indian and other Asian lead institutes working on agriculture and health.

FAO and WHO meet with the Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

05/03/2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) delegate at the Green One UN House in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. Dame Sally Claire [...]

FAO facilitates first meeting of Advisory Board of Indian Network for Fisheries and Animals Antimicrobial Resistance (INFAAR)

27/02/2018
In consonance with the National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), the Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR) forged a network of its leading laboratories to undertake surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial usage. The network was named as Indian [...]

Engaging Viet Nam in the global efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance using One Health approach

27/02/2018
The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), FAO Viet Nam together with the National Institute for Veterinary Research (NIVR) launched the project “Engaging the food and agriculture sectors in sub‐Saharan Africa and South and South‐East Asia in the global [...]

La FAO invite les vétérinaires et para-vétérinaires à une utilisation responsable des antimicrobiens

06/02/2018
Les antimicrobiens jouent un rôle critique dans le traitement des maladies animales (aquatiques et terrestres). Leur utilisation est essentielle pour la sécurité sanitaire, alimentaire et pour le bien-être des hommes et des animaux. Toutefois, l’utilisation inappropriée de ces médicaments favorise [...]

FAO and WHO meet with the Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

05/02/2018
Ha Noi, Viet Nam. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) delegate at the Green One UN House in Ha Noi, Viet [...]
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