Résistance aux antimicrobiens

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New work underway by Codex Alimentarius on surveillance and code of practice for foodborne antimicrobial resistance

New work on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) was approved by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) at its 40th Session in Geneva 17 to 22 July 2017. The Commission agreed to developing Guidance on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, and revising its [...]

FAO facilitates operationalization of India's Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) surveillance network

In collaboration with the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), FAO had supported the establishment of the Indian Network for Fisheries and Animal Antimicrobial Resistance (INFAAR) by bringing together a large number of ICAR laboratories. In a recent FAO-ICAR meeting (held at [...]

FAO facilitates finalization of research priorities on AMR

In a two-day meeting of national experts, held at Bangalore, India from 5-6 July 2017, FAO facilitated finalization of 17 research priorities on AMR. The research priorities pertain to surveillance and monitoring of AMR, transmission dynamics of resistance, socio-economic perspectives [...]

Experts tackle problem of antibiotics in the food chain

Bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are all becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs. This means that medicines used to treat common infections are less and less effective, or even useless.

Lutte contre la résistance aux antimicrobiens : La Russie fait un don de 3,3 millions de dollars en soutien au travail de la FAO

Soutenu par la Russie, ce nouveau projet de la FAO sera mis en œuvre enArménie, en Biélorussie, au Kazakhstan, au Kirghizistan et au Tadjikistan et aidera les autorités nationales à mieux comprendre les menaces posées par les microbes résistants aux [...]

FAO facilitates identification of research priorities in veterinary sector for Antimicrobial Resistance

FAO in collaboration with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) organized a meeting at Central Institute for Fisheries Technology, Kochi, India on 27-28 March 2017 to identify research priorities in veterinary sector on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). 35 researchers from livestock, fishery and human health sectors [...]

Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health

The Office of Senator Al Franken hosted a Legislative Briefing on Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health. It was organized by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) with the support [...]

FAO facilitates establishment of Indian Network for Fishery and Animals Antimicrobial Resistance (INFAAR)

FAO in collaboration with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) organized a meeting at Kolkatta, India on 7-8 March 2017 and facilitated establishment of a national network of veterinary laboratories for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in India.  Provisionally the network has [...]

Por una acción integrada frente a la resistencia antimicrobiana

El VII Taller Nacional del Codex Alimentarius, efectuado el 17 de marzo en el Complejo Morro-Cabaña de La Habana, propició un espacio de diálogo e intervención multisectorial para abordar la vigilancia integrada de la resistencia a los antimicrobianos (RAM), fenómeno [...]

2nd Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on National Action Plan for reduction of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in livestock production and aquaculture

The workshop aimed to define the strategic actions and activities in detail and develop the operational plan for the implementation from 2017-2020.