Antimicrobial use has been very important for both human and animal health. However, the resistance to antibiotics makes it more difficult nowadays to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria from our use and misuse of AM in humans and animals.
Presented by My Salman at the seminar "Antimicrobial resistance; linkages between humans, livestock and water in peri-urban areas" at the World Water Week, 29th August 2016.
Looking at antimicrobial resistance from the view of international policy with Cecilia Nordin Van Gansberghe
Summary of the seminar Antibiotikan i djurhållningen – vad kan Sverige lära världen? 7th July 2016, Almedalen
Read our Policy Brief on Antimicrobial Use in Livestock in Low-Income CountriesAntimicrobial resistance is a globally emerging health issue.
On August 30, 2015 Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director General together with Elizabeth Backteman, the Swedish State Secretary for Rural Affairs visited the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU in Uppsala. The focus of the visit was to exchange knowledge about ways to reduce the use of antibiotics in global livestock and aquaculture production.