Resistencia a los antimicrobianos

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Superbugs: Why We Need Action Now

Many global health crises are dramatic—think of SARS, Ebola, or Zika. New or forgotten diseases erupt or re-emerge, initially defying our understanding, causing serious illness, suffering, and death, traveling swiftly around the world, creating fear and anxiety and damaging economies. [...]

Frenar la propagación de la resistencia a los antimicrobianos en nuestras granjas y alimentos

La FAO se comprometió hoy a ayudar a los países a desarrollar estrategias para frenar la propagación de la resistencia a los antimicrobianos en sus cadenas de suministro alimentario, mientras los gobiernos se preparan para debatir el nuevo desafío planteado [...]

Comisión del Codex Alimentarius: 27 - 30 de junio de 2016

La Comisión del Codex Alimentarius, el organismo de las Naciones Unidas encargado de establecer las normas alimentarias, se reúne en Roma del 27 al 30 de junio de 2016 para examinar las normas sobre inocuidad y calidad de los alimentos. Encargado [...]

Zimbabwe: Adopting a One Health Approach to fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobials, including antibiotics, antifungal, antimalarial and antiviral drugs, play a very critical role in combating infectious diseases in both human and veterinary medicine. However, in recent years there has been a dramatic increase in resistance to the antimicrobials used [...]

Working together to address AMR

FAO and Ministries of Health and Agriculture in Kenya hold a national Multi-stakeholder (One Health) Workshop on Antimicrobial Use and Resistance. The first national cross-sectoral consultative workshop on Antimicrobial Use (AMU) and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) related to agriculture, livestock production, fisheries [...]

La FAO pide una acción internacional frente a la resistencia a los antimicrobianos

La resistencia a los antimicrobianos (AMR, por sus siglas en inglés) es una amenaza emergente para la salud pública que requiere un esfuerzo coordinado a nivel mundial frente al riesgo que supone para la seguridad alimentaria, advirtió hoy la Directora [...]

MARD and FAO take the first step towards safer use of antibiotics and antimicrobials in livestock in Viet Nam

Da Nang, Viet Nam - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a multi-dimensional threat to human survival, public health, trade and economy and the over-all sustainable development of the country. Antimicrobial resistance is a growing human and economic threat in Viet [...]

Webinar on antimicrobial resistance

The importance and increase in the use of antibiotics has lead to the raise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), raising huge concerns worldwide due to its public and animal health implications. In response, FAO is addressing AMR as a cross-sectoral issue. [...]

FAO Statement on World Veterinary Day 2012 - Antimicrobial Resistance

On World Veterinary Day, Saturday 28 April, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) renews its call for the responsible use of antimicrobials for veterinary care in food production animals, to ensure these treatments will continue to [...]

FAO supports measures to minimize and contain antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

The use of antibiotics for treatment of animal diseases has tremendous benefits for animal health and therefore contributes to supporting the livelihoods of livestock owners—particularly those in the poorest countries—and to propel economic development. However, inappropriate use of antimicrobials for [...]

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