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World Animal Health Organisation Sets Out Action on Antibiotic Resistance

  • 30 May 08:00

World Animal Health Organisation Sets Out Action on Antibiotic Resistance The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) this week presented its national delegates with its plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance, which is considered a major risk by the international community. Animal agriculture has often been blamed in recent years for a rise in antimicrobial resistance. The new strategy from the OIE aims to preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials used in animal medicine, protect animal welfare, and contribute to maintaining important antimicrobials used in human medicine. The OIE said it has worked for many years on the subject, in particular by developing dedicated international standards that were revised in 2015, and by taking. Read more...