Antimicrobial resistance in livestock in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

  06 May 2022

Lao PDR is one of the vulnerable countries to antimicrobial resistance at present. Local knowledge and awareness on the proper use of antimicrobials are limited, especially in terms of the consequences on human health, agriculture, and the environment. Yet, there are many achievements made recently through the support of the Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Pathway for better impacts has also been highlighted to reduce the threats of AMR in livestock after taking into consideration the challenges.

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