What the veterinary world does to fight antimicrobial resistance

What the veterinary world does to fight antimicrobial resistance

08/05/2016

This document presents an overview of how the veterinary sector plays an active role in fighting anti-microbial resistance.

It does so in multiple ways including policy tools, veterinary and animal health practices and educational outreach. Antibiotics play a vital role in animal health and welfare. It is important to achieve the appropriate balance between protection of public health and the environment and the need to treat sick animals.