Résistance aux antimicrobiens

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1,400 pig producers in Colombia trained to reduce the need for antimicrobial and prevent AMR

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) concerns not only human health, but also the agricultural sector, since many of the antimicrobials used to treat animal infections are similar or identical to those used in human medicine. The Colombian Association of Pig Farmers (Porkcolombia), [...]

Antimicrobials: Handle with care

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022 is a global campaign to raise awareness and understanding of AMR and promote best practices among One Health stakeholders to reduce the emergence and spread of drug-resistant pathogens. Tackling AMR through One Health will help achieve [...]

Presentation of the "One Health Legislative Assessment Tool for Antimicrobial Resistance"

The Development Law Service (LEGN) In collaboration with the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Quadripartite Organizations (UNEP, WHO and WOAH) in Latin America, and their legal teams in Ginevra and Paris, have conducted a regional [...]

FAO urges collective action to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Activities, of the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022 in Europe and Central Asia, to share knowledge and promote intersectoral cooperation are also planned by FAO at country-level in the region. These efforts aim to target a wide range of audiences, and [...]

Stakeholder consultations on the AMR Partnership Platform

The establishment of the AMR Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Platform by the Quadripartite included comprehensive consultations with stakeholders across the globe. Stakeholders provided valuable insights on the Platform’s structure and function but also elaborated on what priorities the Platform should focus on [...]

Résistance aux antimicrobiens: le moment est venu d’agir ensemble

L’Alliance quadripartite inaugure sa Plateforme de partenariat multipartite sur la résistance aux antimicrobiens pour aider à neutraliser cette menace globale qui pèse sur la santé humaine et animale et les écosystèmes

FAO realiza Mesa Técnica para la revisión de políticas nacionales asociadas a RAM en la fabricación de piensos medicados, con base en un patrón de referencia

En Santiago de Chile, el análisis se realizó con los Delegados Nacionales de Alimentación Animal de Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay y Uruguay, como parte de la estrategia para fortalecer la gobernanza de la RAM en la fabricación y uso [...]

AMR Codex Texts (ACT) project welcomes national coordinators in Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia and Nepal

The AMR Codex Texts (ACT) project now has national coordinators in Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia and Nepal. Jorge Berrios (Bolivia), Ana Carrizosa (Colombia) and Sakar Shivakoti (Nepal) are veterinarians with extensive experience in health management and inter-institutional coordination. Pisey Oum (Cambodia) brings [...]

ACT project part of One Health approach to combat antimicrobial resistance in foodborne pathogens

Antimicrobial use in food animals allows resistant bacteria and resistance genes to emerge and spread from food animals to humans through the food chain...

One Health event highlights scientific and technical innovations and FAO's key role in their practical application for more resilient agrifood systems

New scientific advances in genomic techniques have the potential to revolutionize the detection of antimicrobial resistance hazards in the environment On 20 October, FAO hosted the hybrid event “Marrying technical progress and knowledge integration for better One Health outcomes in agrifood [...]