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  • HealthforAnimals Promote the Responsible Use of Antibiotics

    16/11/2015

    The global animal medicines association, HealthforAnimals, has joined the call for global action against the growing resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines. 16th-22nd November will see healthcare organisations around the world take part in World Antibiotic Awareness Week. As part of their drive to raise greater awareness on the issues surrounding the use of antibiotics, and in an attempt to dispel inaccurate or misleading information HealthforAnimals’ have published a...

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  • VICH adopts its priorities for the next 5 years

    02/11/2015

    At its 32nd meeting held in Tokyo on 25, 26 and 30 October 2015, the VICH Steering Committee adopted the new VICH priorities for the years 2016 through 2020, with particular focus on its global outreach strategy. The meeting was held in conjunction with VICH 5 public Conference, 28 - 29 October; the theme was Reaching Out to the World. It was attended by 189 participants from 23 countries. During the Conference the debate focused on the benefits of VICH Guidelines for non-VICH member...

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  • Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in veterinary science

    26/10/2015

    This publication is destined to serve as a guide to understanding the issue and avoiding inaccurate or misleading information on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in veterinary science.

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  • HealthforAnimals News - issue nr. 2 - October 2015

    15/10/2015

    • HealthforAnimals publishes position on responsible use of medicines in animals
    • Codex Alimentarius advances food safety standards for animal health
    • Innovation in animal health
    • World Rabies Day: Rabies can and must be eradicated
    • New interactive infographic: the human-animal bond
    • Animal health around the globe

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  • Global Principles and Perspectives on the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals: [GPPRUMA]

    08/09/2015

    The introduction of modern veterinary medicines since the 1950s has enhanced the health and welfare of animals.

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  • Infographic: The human-animal bond

    18/08/2015

    New Interactive Infographic: To celebrate the age-old union between man and dog, we have created an interactive infographic, detailing the many valuable roles dogs perform in societies all around the world. Outlining several ways in which dogs can assist with health issues, this infographic reinforces the important point that we must in turn care for the health of our canine companions. From working dogs on Australian farms to beloved pets in many of our homes, dogs are valued members of the...

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  • Celebrating 'Man's best friend' with interactive infographic for World Dog Day

    18/08/2015

    Press release: Brussels, 26 August 2015 - Around the world humankind benefits from its relationship with dogs; a truth which is at the core of World Dog Day, celebrated on 26 August. In recognition and celebration of the age-old union between Man and Dog, HealthforAnimals has created an online interactive infograophic, detailing the many valuable roles dogs perform in societies all around the world Download the full press statement here

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  • Celebrating 'Man's best friend' with interactive infographic for World Dog Day

    18/08/2015

    Press release: Brussels, 26 August 2015 - Around the world humankind benefits from its relationship with dogs; a truth which is at the core of World Dog Day, celebrated on 26 August. In recognition and celebration of the age-old union between Man and Dog, HealthforAnimals has created an online interactive infograophic, detailing the many valuable roles dogs perform in societies all around the world Download the full press statement here

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  • The benefits of vaccines and vaccination

    14/07/2015

    Developing a vaccine from a promising concept into a robust, commercially-viable and highly-effective product is increasingly a complex and time-consuming responsibility, requiring a high degree of biotechnical and industrial knowledge.

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  • Codex Alimentarius Advances Food Safety Standards for Animal Health

    14/07/2015

    Brussels, Belgium, 14 July 2015 - HealthforAnimals, the global animal medicines association, attended the 38th Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) meeting in Geneva (6-11 July). The Codex Alimentarius Commission adopted global food safety standards for three veterinary products, Derquantel (sheep tissues), Emamectin Benzoate (salmon and trout tissues) and Monepantel (sheep tissues). Furthermore, the Commission agreed to hold the consideration of global food safety standards for bovine...

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