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FAO study finds multiple AMR challenges in Indian poultry

An FAO study on antimicrobial resistance in Indian fisheries and livestock shows significant resistance of poultry to commonly used antibiotics. E coli isolates showed...

New strategies necessary to fight AMR as bacteria develop resistance

Bacteria may remain resistant to antibiotics even after reducing antibiotic use. A study by Oxford University said naturally developed antibiotic resistance genes in bacteria...

Alarm bells as Salmonella found to resist antibiotics

Salmonella is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics commonly used in pig farming. Many studies have demonstrated the prevalence of the superbug in the pork...

Downturn trend in global antimicrobial use – WOAH

Global use of antimicrobials in livestock production is down by 13% between 2017 and 2019, a new report from the World Organization for Animal...

Vietnam pushes regulations on antimicrobial resistance

Vietnam targets to control antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the use of antibiotics by 2045. The national plan (divided into two phases, 2023-2030 and 2030-2045)...

Using big data to improve AMR surveillance

Big data and machine learning in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance in poultry production could help inform interventions and offer protection against germs that are...

Technical services personnel as change agents in AMR challenge

The Indonesian Poultry Veterinary Association ran a workshop on responsible use of antibiotics for technical services (TS) personnel. Association Chairman, Dalmi Triyono said this...

Antibiotics are easy but lead to long term harm

While there are several benefits to using antibiotics in feeds, the incorrect and prolonged use of these products can have a negative environmental impact...

Automated prescription system can address AMR challenge

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural process as bacteria have the power to fight back. Thus, eradicating it is not possible because it will...

Can veterinary oversight mitigate AMR?

The Veterinary Drug Use Monitoring System (Vet-DRUMS), which will automate the prescription system, can help provide data showing whether antibiotics are being used responsibly...

Indonesia, FAO launch roadmap to reduce AMR in livestock

Indonesia will reduce the preventive use of antimicrobials in livestock by up to 40% by 2029. The Ministry of Agriculture and the FAO recently...

Can Asian native chicken production survive if antibiotics are banned?

CHRIS MORROW* discusses the current scenario for native chicken production in Asia, including disease challenges with muti-age production sites, and provides a future perspective...

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...

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