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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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  • HealthforAnimals News - Issue nr. 1 - July 2015

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  • Infographic: World Zoonoses Day

    06/07/2015

    To help raise awareness of the growing risk zoonotic diseases, including rabies, pose to human life, and animal health and welfare, HealthforAnimals has created an infographic that highlights the economic impact and global threat. Download as PDF  

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  • HealthforAnimals say now is the time to take the bite out of deadly rabies

    06/07/2015

    • 4th annual World Zoonosis Day – 6th July 2015 • Leading voices unite in call to work together to stop the preventable disease that causes 60,000 deaths annually • New infographic highlights the increasing zoonosis threat and the need to take action now ________________________________________ Brussels, 6thJuly 2015 – Rabies is a zoonotic disease meaning that it can be transmitted from infected animals to humans, e.g. through a bite from a dog or bat. It is found on all continents except for...

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  • Global Animal Health Conference Addresses Regulatory Barriers

    24/06/2015

    Dar Es Salaam, 24-25 June 2015 - The 4th Global Animal Health Conference, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and hosted by HealthforAnimals (formerly known as IFAH), takes place on 24th - 25th June 2015. Being held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the aim of this year’s conference is to help break down the regulatory barriers that prevent some developing countries from accessing quality veterinary medicines. These medicines are important to protect not only animal health but human health...

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  • Global Animal Health Industry Urges G7 Nations to Promote Cross-Cooperation between Human and Veterinary Sectors to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

    08/06/2015

    Brussels, Belgium, 7-8 June 2015 – HealthforAnimals welcomes initiatives to table the issue of antibiotic resistance at the 41st G7 Summit in Upper Bavaria on 7 and 8 June 2015. The association believes it is important that antibiotics, which are vital tools in any veterinarian’s and medical doctors’ toolbox, are used responsibly whenever they are employed, whether by the human medical world, the veterinary sector, or elsewhere. Antibiotics are a vital part of the veterinarian’s toolkit. They...

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  • Microsite: Our Contribution

    01/06/2015

    We have launched a new microsite outlining the contribution to society of the animal health sector in areas like: emerging diseases, zoonoses, enough safe food in the future, new technologies, vaccines and innovation, pets and antibiotics. Visit the microsite

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  • IFAH announces new identity as 'HealthforAnimals'

    29/05/2015

    Brussels, 1st June 2015 – The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the global organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines, has today announced its new name and visual identity. The not-for-profit organisation will now be known as HealthforAnimals. The name change better reflects the organisation’s vision to communicate the important contribution the animal health sector brings to society, and broadens its influence and impact as the global voice of...

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  • IFAH Unveils One World, One Health Animation

    11/05/2015

    To celebrate the One Health initiative and highlight its key achievements to date, IFAH has launched a new animated video called One World, One Health. Launched today, the video can be viewed on the IFAH YouTube channel and on www.ifahsec.org. One Health is a global concept which forges collaboration between human and animal health, to achieve better health for people, animals and the environment. IFAH’s animation showcases some of the key medical developments and discoveries which could have only...

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  • IFAH Unveils One World, One Health Animation

    11/05/2015

    To celebrate the One Health initiative and highlight its key achievements to date, IFAH has launched a new animated video called One World, One Health. Launched today, the video can be viewed on the IFAH YouTube channel and on www.ifahsec.org. One Health is a global concept which forges collaboration between human and animal health, to achieve better health for people, animals and the environment. IFAH’s animation showcases some of the key medical developments and discoveries which could have...

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