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Healthy animals = healthy food = healthy people

29/03/2011

Greater co-operation between human and veterinary medicine is a must Helsinki, 20 May 2009: IFAH, representing the international animal health industry, presented a symposium on the need for medicines for animals at the 19th European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) held this week in Helsinki. Seeking to improve the human healthcare sector’s understanding of the rationale behind antimicrobial use in animal health, IFAH wanted to highlight two key messages to the human medical audience: only healthy animals...

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IFAH calls for more research and cross-border collaboration at 1st One Health Congress

16/03/2011

Melbourne, 14 February 2011 - The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is joining human and animal health as well as wildlife specialists, intergovernmental organizations, regulatory authorities and a host of national and international delegates at the Melbourne Convention Centre this week to participate in the 1st International One Health Congress. Through presentations and panels, IFAH and its members are using the conference to call for increased collaboration and research to develop new technologies. These are vital to meet...

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Press Release - Animal health companies ahead of schedule in delivering on 25 target commitments to help address antibiotic resistance

17/11/2021

First progress report finds the animal health sector developed 49 new vaccines and helped train 650,000 veterinarians as part of a plan to help reduce the need for antibiotics. Thursday, November 18, 2021, BRUSSELS – Animal health companies have invested billions in veterinary research and delivered 49 new vaccines in the past two years as part of an industry-wide strategy to help reduce the need for antibiotics, the latest progress report shows. Developing 100 new vaccines by 2025 was one of 25 commitments made by the world’s largest...

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