Each year, over $1.5 trillion in agri-food products is traded across countries and regions. This is double the mount in 1995 and, as the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation has stated, “global trade and well-functioning markets lie at the heart of development.”
Trade enables producers to provide the basic staples necessary for food and nutrition security and allows consumers to enjoy goods that were once limited to only certain parts of the globe. And this global agri-trade environment is built on a foundation of...
Animal health companies ahead of schedule in delivering on 25 target commitments to help address antibiotic resistance
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...
In August 2019, HealthforAnimals published the ‘Roadmap to Reducing the Need for Antibiotics’, which included 25 actions the Animal Health sector committed to completing by 2025 to help address AMR and improve responsible use. This Progress Report outlines the Animal Health sector’s success and work to-date on our Roadmap Commitments.Read more
‘One Health’ is built on an understanding that animal health, human health and our shared environment are part of a deeply interconnected system; what affects one will ultimately affect the others. The concept provides an essential framework to address shared health challenges and support global initiatives like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The document sets out the seven most important where human, environmental and animal health overlap. It also provides eight actionable recommendations to enhance One Health outcomes, seen...
On June 4th 2021, HealthforAnimals and the World Veterinary Association will host a webinar exploring the innovations re-shaping worldwide veterinary care. It will be an opportunity to hear from the companies developing the technologies, the veterinarians deploying them and the policymakers helping the benefits reach every corner of the globe.
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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 find 60+ ways that HealthforAnimals Member...
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 HealthforAnimals multinational companies (with separate...
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:
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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.