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Understanding culturally-related risk factors for antimicrobial resistance

Within Maasai pastoralist communities, milk provides a rich source of nutrients and income, especially for women, and plays a central role in cultural and religious ceremonies. Having milk means having livestock, and having livestock means the continuation of the Maasai [...]

Résistance aux antimicrobiens : réunion des leaders de la communauté scientifique, de l’industrie et de gouvernements

Il faut agir davantage pour enrayer cette pandémie qui se propage lentement, a déclaré le chef de la FAO.

Senegal: FAO promotes pioneering initiative to help tackle antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global threat of increasing concern to human, animal, plant and environmental health. It has implications for food safety, food security and the economic wellbeing of millions of farming households. The health consequences and economic [...]

Don’t let Antimicrobial Resistance take control

For the 2nd Africa Continental World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, international and regional organizations aim to raise awareness on the risks of AMR, including the drivers of AMR spread between animal-human-food and the environment. Don't let antimicrobial resistance take control. Be [...]

G-20 reafirma compromiso para luchar contra la RAM

26 de noviembre 2020. La Resistencia a los Antimicrobianos (RAM) y el enfoque “Una Salud”, como modelo estratégico de gestión  para contener a esta amenaza sanitaria, reafirma su  relevancia y posicionamiento en la agenda político – internacional, al señalar  los [...]

Stemming the tide of Antimicrobial Resistance by investing in a One Health approach

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO), together form the Tripartite on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The Tripartite, in partnership with the European Commission, held a special InfoPoint Conference [...]

FAO, WHO warn on the risks of Antimicrobial Resistance, urge countries to prioritise infection prevention

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is not only responsible for the death of 700 000 people per annum across the world, but also compromises food safety, contaminates soil and water and reduces the effectiveness of medicines and treatment options, the Food and [...]

FAO highlights its four tools that help mitigate AMR

During World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020 (WAAW), FAO shares with the Latin American and Caribbean region the tools it has developed to support the containment of AMR in the food and agriculture sectors. The tools jointly contribute to achieving a [...]

World Antimicrobial Awareness week: Coordinating a One Health approach in Europe and Central Asia

Agricultural practices play an important role in efforts to reduce the use of antimicrobials in both animals and humans and avoid the spread of drug-resistant infections. In observance of World Antimicrobial Awareness week, the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central [...]

Is antimicrobial resistance a food safety issue?

This year the 7-day annual campaign previously known as World Antibiotic Awareness Week has undergone a change in name. World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is taking place on 18-24 November 2020 to promote the reduction of antimicrobial use so as [...]