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

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 animal health companies in a Roadmap to Reducing the Need for Antibiotics, which was published in 2019 by industry association, HealthforAnimals….

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