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Indonesia, FAO launch food and agri programs

Indonesia’s government and FAO have launched development programs to support the country’s food and agriculture sectors. At the workshop of the Country Programming Framework...

Five concrete steps to control AMR

Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture, together with WOAH, FAO, and local poultry and pharmaceutical industries, declared five steps to prevent antimicrobial resistance (AMR). First, use...

Medion stages discussion on AMR

Indonesia’s animal health company Medion recently staged a discussion about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by inviting Jaap Wagenaar, Professor of Clinical Infectiology of the Faculty...

Philippine vets seek oversight on antimicrobial use

The misuse and abuse of antimicrobials have led to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the creation of superbugs that are difficult, and sometimes impossible, to...

Antimicrobial use in animals trends downwards – WOAH

The use of antimicrobials in animal production worldwide fell by 27% between 2016 and 2018, a new report from the World Organization for Animal...

Indonesia promotes One Health with US-backed program

Indonesia continues to promote One Health approach through the Global Health Security Program (GHSP) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The...

Anand Agri Uni raises issue of antimicrobial resistance

Researchers at Anand Agricultural University (AAU) in Gujarat, India, have produced a local-language pamphlet on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to circulate among the poultry stakeholders...

Consumers not concerned with antibiotic-free products

Most consumers are not concerned about AGP-free products as price rules their purchase decision said Budi Tangendjaja, animal nutritionist and feedmill expert. He told Asian Agribiz that broiler...

Antimicrobial resistance in mycoplasmas in Asia

Dr CHRIS MORROW* summarises a recent investigation of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic mycoplasma isolates in Asia. The study shows that isolation and MIC determination...

India, China & Pakistan hotspots for antimicrobial resistance

A US study on antimicrobial assistance (AMR) has found India, China and Pakistan to be hotspots, with antibiotic resistance rising 50% since 2000. The...

Antimicrobial resistance focus at Broiler Feed QC

- At the Asian Agribiz Broiler Feed Quality Conference 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia yesterday, a special session discussed antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Here are some of the takeaways from this session:

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