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Innovations to reduce the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in LMICs (WP1615)



Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 April, 2018

This workshop brought together experts from the global South and North across academia, industry, the public and private sector to identify and prioritise opportunities for new and improved vaccines and other alternative solutions to reduce the use of antimicrobials in livestock production and aquaculture.

Useful reading

Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals (PNAS, 2015)

Review of evidence on antimicrobial resistance and animal agriculture in developing countries (ILRI, 2015)

Report of the meeting of the OIE ad hoc group on prioritisation of diseases for which vaccines could reduce antimicrobial use in animals (April 2015)

The Pew Charitable Trusts ‘Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture (July 2017)

Common approach of G7 CVOs on the definitions of therapeutic, responsible and prudent use of antimicrobials in animals (G7, October 2017)

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