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HealthforAnimals News - issue nr. 2 - October 2015

15/10/2015

  • HealthforAnimals publishes position on responsible use of medicines in animals
  • Codex Alimentarius advances food safety standards for animal health
  • Innovation in animal health
  • World Rabies Day: Rabies can and must be eradicated
  • New interactive infographic: the human-animal bond
  • Animal health around the globe


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Position paper: Global Principles and Perspectives on the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals: [GPPRUMA]

08/09/2015

The introduction of modern veterinary medicines since the 1950s has enhanced the health and welfare of animals. However, the responsible use of veterinary medicines is essential to maximise their benefit, minimise adverse effects and for some veterinary medicines to preserve their effectiveness. Responsible use of veterinary medicines is often associated with antibiotics but the general principles of responsible use can be extended to include all veterinary medicines. This document presents a set of general principles regarding the...

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Position paper: The benefits of vaccines and vaccination

14/07/2015

Developing a vaccine from a promising concept into a robust, commercially-viable and highly-effective product is increasingly a complex and time-consuming responsibility, requiring a high degree of biotechnical and industrial knowledge. Issue Few vaccine candidates actually reach the market, and those which do can require up to 10 years of effort and millions of dollars in investment. Increasing complexity in terms of regulatory requirements, as well as occasional controversy over side-effects or new technologies, have led to additional...

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HealthforAnimals News - Issue nr. 1 - July 2015

07/07/2015

  • IFAH rebrands as HealthforAnimals
  • Microsite: Our contribution
  • We want your feedback: A survey on innovation in animal health
  • 4th Global Animal Health Conference: regulatory convergence
  • World Veterinary Day: Raising awareness of vector-borne diseases
  • World Zoonoses Day: Time to take the bite out of deadly Rabies
  • New Infographic: World Zoonoses Day
  • Animation: One World, One Health


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Global Animal Health Conference Addresses Regulatory Barriers

24/06/2015

Dar Es Salaam, 24-25 June 2015 - The 4th Global Animal Health Conference, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and hosted by HealthforAnimals (formerly known as IFAH), takes place on 24th - 25th June 2015. Being held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the aim of this year’s conference is to help break down the regulatory barriers that prevent some developing countries from accessing quality veterinary medicines. These medicines are important to protect not only animal health but human health too, particularly from zoonotic and...

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HealthforAnimals News - issue nr. 3 – December 2015

17/06/2015

The latest news from the global animal medicines association, HealthforAnimals. HealthforAnimals publishes position on responsible use of medicines in animals

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IFAH announces new identity as 'HealthforAnimals'

02/05/2015

Brussels, 1st June 2015 – The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH), the global organisation representing the manufacturers of veterinary medicines, has today announced its new name and visual identity. The not-for-profit organisation will now be known as HealthforAnimals. The name change better reflects the organisation’s vision to communicate the important contribution the animal health sector brings to society, and broadens its influence and impact as the global voice of veterinary medicine. To lead this vision, George...

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IFAH News - Issue nr. 9 - April 2015

02/04/2015

In the ninth edition of IFAH News you can read the latest updates and activities from IFAH and the animal health industry around the globe:

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Overview of activities in 2014

19/03/2015

This report provides an overview of activities for the animal health industry in 2014.

By region it includes a summary of member associations’ achievements around the world:

  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia and Africa
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Global



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IFAH News - Issue nr. 8 - November 2014

28/11/2014

In Issue 8 (November) of IFAH News, find out the latest information and updates from the federation:

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