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Cambodia joins World Antibiotic Awareness Week Celebrations aiming to prevent misuse of antimicrobials

20/11/2018
Over-prescribing of antibiotics by physicians, veterinarians, dentists and their misuse by farmers result in resistance by the microbes to drugs that were designed to fight them. As a result, human deaths due to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are estimated to increase [...]

There is only One Health!

15/11/2018
On the occasion of World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018, our three organizations, leaders in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), have chosen to speak with one voice. We are calling upon governments to use the “One Health” approach in the fight against AMR, [...]

Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

14/11/2018
Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day farm operations.

Antimicrobial resistance is a threat to lives and livelihoods worldwide

12/11/2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has joined the World Health Organization (WHO) today in launching World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) in the Near East and North Africa region, celebrated every year in November.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week – Emphasis on preventing antimicrobial misuse across the entire Asia-Pacific biosphere

12/11/2018
The global tripartite partnership calling for more responsible use of antibiotics in humans, animals and agriculture (including aquaculture and plant production) has announced it is widening its coverage to include the environment sector.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Emphasis on preventing antimicrobial misuse across the entire Asia-Pacific biosphere

12/11/2018
The global tripartite partnership calling for more responsible use of antibiotics in humans, animals and agriculture (including aquaculture and plant production) has announced it is widening its coverage to include the environment sector.

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

04/09/2018
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

29/08/2018
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

21/08/2018
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

27/07/2018
FAO and USAID in collaboration with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organized a 3 day training workshop from 23-25 July 2018 [...]
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