Antimicrobial Resistance

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How to use antibiotics effectively and responsibly in pig production - for the sake of human and animal health

A correct use of antibiotics and right husbandry practices can improve animal health and hence reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Slowing down superbugs – Legislation and antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) can be described as the quintessential One Health issue: it involves humans, animals and the environment. It is also a multisectoral food safety problem whose effects transcend borders. With such an interlinked context, legislation that has an [...]

Evaluation of FAO’s role and work on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of microorganisms to fight antimicrobial compounds, reducing the efficacy of treating diseases in humans, animals, and plants. AMR risk is outpacing human population growth, owing to misuse of antimicrobials in large quantities in food [...]

Monitoring global progress on antimicrobial resistance: tripartite AMR country self-assessment survey (TrACSS) 2019–2020

This report summarizes global responses from the fourth round of the TrACSS, held from November 2019 to July 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the response rates for the 2019–2020 TrACSS around were 11.8% lower than the previous year. A [...]

Understanding Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquaculture

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global concern and is now recognized as one of the greatest threats to public health worldwide.

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