Tag: antimicrobial resistance

STAR-IDAZ IRC Workshop ‘How antibiotics work as growth promoters’

STAR-IDAZ IRC working group on alternatives to antibiotics: one of a series of five virtual workshops.

STAR-IDAZ IRC Workshop ‘The role of microbiome in maintenance of health, and how it can be manipulated’

STAR-IDAZ IRC working group on alternatives to antibiotics: one of a series of five virtual workshops.

STAR-IDAZ IRC Workshop: Alternatives to antibiotics acting directly on the pathogen, including mode of action (focus on Phage Technologies)

STAR-IDAZ IRC working group on alternatives to antibiotics: one of a series of five virtual workshops.

OIE report indicates decreasing trend in antimicrobial use

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) recently published its Fifth OIE Annual Report on Antimicrobial Agents Intended for Use in Animals. The report provides details on the global use of antimicrobial agents adjusted for animal biomass for 2017 and interprets the overall findings of the annual data collection on the use of antimicrobial agents […]

Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals – Towards Sustainable Solutions. Virtual Conference

Joint 4 Projects Flyer Key themes of the 5th International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals include: • addressing antimicrobial use and resistance at global, regional and national levels • antimicrobial resistance and the human-animal-environment interface • reducing antibiotic use in animals – barriers and prospects • towards sustainable solutions for antibiotic use […]

The Bloomsbury Set Conference on Infectious Disease and AMR

The Bloomsbury SET is hosting its first virtual conference focused on knowledge exchange and infectious disease during the 22nd to 26th February 2021. Throughout the week, the Bloomsbury SET and wider partners will explore interdisciplinary innovation, research translation, commercialisation, impact and connecting capabilities to tackle global health challenges through knowledge exchange. You must register for […]

Study maps antimicrobial resistance in livestock in low- and middle-income countries

An international team of researchers has shown that antimicrobial-resistant infections are rapidly increasing in animals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The team, led by Thomas Van Boeckel, SNF Assistant Professor of Health Geography and Policy at ETH Zurich, has published a map of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the journal Science. The team of researchers […]

3rd One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) International One Health Conference 24-26 July, Kampala, Uganda

The 3rd OHCEA International One Health Conference scheduled for July 2019 in Nairobi Kenya, offers a unique opportunity to participants to share their expertise, experiences and possible solutions to global health security through the One Health approach. The theme for the 3rd OHCEA International One Health Conference is “Harnessing One Health for Global Health Security”. […]

Antimicrobial resistance at the wildlife-livestock-human interface in Nairobi

In a paper published in The Lancet Planetary Health, scientists from the University of Liverpool and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) show that urban wildlife in Nairobi carry a high burden of clinically relevant antimicrobial resistant (AMR) bacteria, resistant to recently developed drugs that the World Health Organisation deems critically important to human medicine. […]