Publications

Publications

  • Environment Health and Communities: Animal Health Sector Sustainability Actions Report

    04/05/2021

    The Animal Health sector is embracing the global push to achieve the SDGs by 2030. The Members of HealthforAnimals represent approximately 90% of the Animal Health sector. Our ten companies work in nearly every country around the globe, operate international supply chains, employ tens of thousands of people, and touch the lives of over a billion farmers and pet owners.   Simply put – we have the networks, expertise and resources that can help advance the SDGs. Within this publication, you will...

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  • 2020 Global Benchmarking Survey Overview Report

    09/04/2021

    The HealthforAnimals Global Benchmarking Survey is run every 5 years and has now grown to include 11 countries in the 2020 survey. The purpose is to examine the interactions between industry and regulatory systems for veterinary medicinal products, particularly the impact of regulations on the animal health industry’s ability to access markets, be innovative, continue to commercialise existing products and be competitive.  In total 60 companies took part in the GBS2020 survey, with 10...

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  • New Frontiers in Animal Care: The Innovations Shaping the Future

    01/04/2021

    Scientific advances and emerging technologies, from artificial intelligence to stem cell therapy and new generations of vaccines, have provided greater opportunities to predict, prevent, diagnose and treat animal illness more quickly, accurately and safely. Veterinary researchers and developers continue to break new ground in reducing disease spread and its impact. New Frontiers in Animal Care outlines these innovations across several areas:

    • New Vaccines
    • Alternatives to Antibiotics
    • Digital
    ...

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  • 'Democratization of Prevention' - a Gamechanger Submission for UN Food Systems Summit

    16/03/2021

    The 2021 Food Systems Summit has called on organisations around the world to offer 'gamechanging solutions' that can improve how food is produced around the world. In response, HealthforAnimals has developed a proposed initiative entitled 'Democratization of Prevention.' It calls for widespread implementation of prevention strategies in future food systems and animal agriculture, not just in developed nations or on large farms.

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  • Animal Health, One Health, Nutrition, Livestock, Sustainability, and Growth: Briefing for Food Systems Summit

    04/01/2021

    This briefing provides a fact base for FSS stakeholders, helping them to make game-changing, science-based policy recommendations. Improved animal health supports more sustainable livestock, resilient farming systems, strong animal welfare and safe, nutritious food. Five recommendations are made at the end for how the FSS can help enable access to animal health products/services, veterinary care, and finance.

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  • Veterinary Care Experiences during Covid-19 : Survey of Pet Owners

    05/11/2020

    Between September 28 and October 9, 2020, a survey of 3,258 pet owners was commissioned by the global animal health association, HealthforAnimals, and global healthcare communications consultancy Pegasus, an Ashfield company, part of UDG Healthcare PLC.   The survey was conducted by Censuswide, a global survey provider. Participants from four countries took part, including Brazil (1,015), the US (1,010) France (625), and the UK (608). The pet owners were divided evenly (50:50) between dog and...

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  • Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: The Value of Healthier Animals

    04/11/2020

    By 2030, our global population is expected to grow to 8.5 billion – nearly 1 billion more than live on our planet today. Sustainably providing for their health and livelihoods is paramount, but we face significant challenges.   These challenges are why the United Nations established the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — our global “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all” by 2030. The United Nations estimates the world is behind in achieving the SDGs and current...

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  • Letter to FAIRR

    02/11/2020

    HealthforAnimals thanks FAIRR for their recent questions regarding our Members and the animal health sector.  Our Members value the opportunity to answer these questions in order to provide detail on our sector’s perspective and actions on antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance and responsible use. The Animal Health sector believes in open, transparent dialogue on these topics as the best way to build productive conversations that can lead to collaborative solutions. Therefore, this letter has...

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  • Open Letter on the Value of Agriculture

    05/06/2020

    HealthforAnimals is proud to join 65+ signatories -- including producer groups, veterinary associations, research institutes, and individual academics around the globe -- in signing this Open Letter on the Value of Animal Agriculture.

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  • Guidelines for applications of GS1 markings to animal health products

    29/05/2020

    Updated in 2020, this guideline was developed as a requirement, so that, when and where product identification is required, there will be consistency in the use of a data structure worldwide. This guideline specifies the use of GS1 application identifiers (AI’s) within a Data Matrix symbology for encoding the data. As appropriate, this document is based on the General GS1 Specifications. HealthforAnimals has agreed on a unique worldwide identification principle for Animal Health products...

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