Antibiotics are routinely added to animal feed in poor nations, fuelling superbugs. But new solutions are emerging, writes Aisling Irwin on SciDev.Net.
Originally posted on ILRI news:
Launching today in Kenya is a CGIAR AMR Hub for powering global, national and local partnerships to help stem the global rise of drug-resistant pathogens that is increasingly putting public health at risk. This morning on the Nairobi campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the first partners meeting…
Johanna Lindahl, senior scientist in veterinary-epidemiology, is awarded the SIGHT Award 2018 and SEK 100 000 from the Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation, SIGHT. The prize is awarded for excellent scientific contribution to global health.
Agriculture and health experts from five southern Asian countries have pledged to work together to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to advance agricultural development and human health in the region in an international conference heald 4-6 April 2018 in Jaipur, India.
Making the world safe from the threats of zoonotic diseases and ensuring effective management of antibiotics requires a well-coordinated multisectoral effort. This was one of the key messages coming out of this year’s Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC 2018), a global public health platform organized from 29 January to 3 February 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.
A two-year project that will assess veterinary health management and veterinary drug use in Vietnamese pig farms has been launched. The project will be implemented from February 2018 to January 2020 in Bac Ninh Province.