Healthy Animals

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

AMR develops when bacteria, fungi or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections in animals and humans may persist. In addition, medical interventions including surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell therapy may become impossible.
AMR is considered the biggest global threat of Health and Food Safety.

AMR Insights

For professionals in animal husbandry who wish to prevent Antimicrobial resistance, AMR Insights offers selected, global information and data, specific education and extensive networking and partnering opportunities.

AMR Insights is for:

  • Livestock breeders and animal caretakers
  • Veterinarians for production animals
  • Veterinarians for companion animals
  • Lab technicians in contract analysis laboratories
  • Veterinary regulatory authorities staff

Latest Topics

  •   27 June 2020

    BETTER BURGERS: WHY IT’S HIGH TIME THE U.S. BEEF INDUSTRY KICKED ITS ANTIBIOTICS HABIT

    The U.S. beef industry, the world’s largest, is a key contributor to antibiotic overuse.

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  •   24 June 2020

    The global AMR battle

    One of the greatest threats of our time, potentially on a scale larger than Covid-19, is antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.

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  •   23 June 2020

    WAAW from 18-24 November, 2020

    The Tripartite Organizations (FAO, OIE and WHO) are happy to announce the overarching slogan for the World Antibiotic (Antimicrobials) Awareness Week (WAAW) 2020 campaign: ‘Antimicrobials: Handle with care’.

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