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 efforts are “insufficient.” We must...
Protecting our environment is essential for the long-term health of both people and animals. Many private and public actors are rightly paying more attention to the release of medicines into the environment. Managing emissions and limiting any potential environmental impacts will help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on the environment – in particular Goals 6, 14 and 15: clean water and sanitation, life below water and on land.
Animal health companies recognize that we have a fundamental role to play in environmental...
How to Increase Animal Vaccination identifies the six major barriers which limit uptake of vaccines around the globe: economic, political, technical and scientific, regulatory, social and perception, and field use barriers.
The report then analyzes the underlying issues within each barrier (e.g. finances, trade, manufacturing, etc) and offers 80 clear, actionable recommendations to address them.
The detailed, 50+ page report relies on dozens of citations and 20+ interviews with public and private sector experts to support the...
The best way to preserve antibiotics is reduce the need for use. Better protection against illness can decrease disease levels, reduce the need for antibiotics and preserve welfare.
The Roadmap to Reducing the Need for Antibiotics outlines a clear vision for achieving this goal, including greater public and private commitments to veterinary access, farmer training, AMR monitoring, vaccine development and more.
The Roadmap also identifies 25 measurable actions our Members commit to achieving by 2025 to help reduce the need for antibiotics....
Illegal veterinary medicines are a US$1-2 billion annual market. These counterfeit, falsified and unregistered products harm animals and decrease food safety, while increasing the the risk of zoonotics and antimicrobial resistance.This report is the first-ever global assessment of illegal veterinary medicines, which comprehensively:
Since 1996 HealthforAnimals has been reviewing and benchmarking the status of the different regional regulatory frameworks for veterinary medicines, the impacts these have on the industry, and the practices and impacts of the regulatory processes.
The Global Benchmarking Survey (GBS) 2015 focuses on animal health and veterinary products in the following sectors: pharmaceuticals, in-feed medicinals, biologicals and pesticide-based products. It does not consider nutritional products, feed additives that are not regulated as therapeutics, or...