Antimicrobial Resistance

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Recommendations for prudent and responsible use of veterinary medicines in aquaculture

These Technical Guidelines on the Prudent and Responsible Use of Veterinary Medicines in Aquaculture (No. 5 Suppl. 8) are developed to support Section 9 – Aquaculture Development of FAO’s Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) and The FAO Action [...]

Antimicrobial resistance policy review and development framework

A regional guide for governments in Asia and the Pacific to review, update and develop policies to address antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use in animal production

Healthy animals, happy farmers!

When an infection strikes, and medicines like antibiotics (and other antimicrobials) do not work, you can lose your entire stock of animals to disease. This also puts the health of you and your family at risk when the infection can [...]

Monitoring global progress on addressing antimicrobial resistance: analysis report of the second round of results of AMR country self-assessment survey 2018

In this report, we analyze countries’ responses to the second wave of the tripartite survey and describe the current level of global progress on AMR. We convey progress achieved towards the goals of the GAP across WHO regions and across [...]

FAO/WHO expert meeting on foodborne antimicrobial resistance: Role of environment, crops and biocides

Summary report: In recognition of the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), its increasing threat to human, animal and plant health, and the need for a One Health approach to address this issue, the 39th Session of the Codex Alimentarius [...]

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