AAVMC, Merck division unite on AMR project
December 10, 2019The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has joined forces with MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., on an international grant program designed to mitigate global health concerns surrounding antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
PIJAC releases resource to combat antimicrobial resistance health risks
March 25, 2019The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) has released a set of recommendations for antibiotic management and combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in companion animals. The resource includes a set of principles for all sectors of the pet care community with an emphasis on those involved with breeding, rearing, transport, and the sale of companion animals, as well as those who work with products where antibiotics regularly intersect with animals. The principles provide advice and …