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Welcoming the Muscat Manifesto - Putting Antimicrobial Resistance at the Top of Global Agendas

Christine Middlemiss, Chief Veterinary Officer

Today I want to reflect on the Muscat Manifesto and how it showcases international commitments to accelerate One Health Actions on antimicrobial resistance. It was presented at the Third High-Level Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) hosted by the Sultanate …

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021: Reflections on the Veterinary Medicines Directorate’s AMR work

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To celebrate Antimicrobial Resistance Week, Kitty Healey, a vet from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), talks about VMD's achievements this year and what the aspirations are for 2022.

World Vet Day 2020: The Important Ways Vets Protect Our Environment

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The theme for this year is how vets work to protect the environment. To celebrate this, we have an insight from Jonathan Statham from the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England where he talks about the important role vets play in reducing the environmental imact of farming.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016

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Graphic showing UK sales of antibiotics for animals are at a 4-year low

For World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 14 to 18 November, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens went to the British Vet Show, along with Food Standards Agency, Animal & Plant Health Agency and Veterinary Medicines Directorate colleagues, to talk about how we're dealing with antimicrobial resistance in the sector. Here's the social media reaction to the show.