EPRUMA is a multi-stakeholder platform linking best practice with animal health and public health.
It aims to promote the responsible use of medicines in animals in the EU. read more

EPRUMA video: Chairman, Gwyn Jones, on Responsible Use

8 July 2014: EPRUMA has produced a short video featuring its Chairman, Gwyn Jones, who explains the work of EPRUMA and what the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines means.

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Belgian antibiotic consumption report 2013 shows use reduction

3 July 2014: Representatives from the Belgian Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products presented the 5th national report on veterinary surveillance of antibacterial consumption (BelVetSac) to a wide range of animal health stakeholders in Brussels today. For the second consecutive year, the report indicates a clear reduction in antibiotic use in veterinary medicine in Belgium.

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Belgian and Spanish stakeholders join European Platform for Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals

20 May 2014: EPRUMA is happy to welcome AMCRA and VETRESPONSABLE, the Belgian and Spanish stakeholder platforms for the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines, as associate members.  Having AMCRA and VETRESPONSABLE on board means a strengthened representation for EPRUMA.

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RUMA (UK) launches antimicrobial resistance action plan for the livestock sector

United Kingdom's Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) fully supports the UK Government’s five-year antimicrobial resistance strategy that was launched on 10 September 2013 and has produced an action plan for the livestock sector.

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RUMA launches new Responsible Use guidelines for poultry and game

18 April 2014: The UK Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) has launched its revised guidelines for farmers on the Responsible Use of Antimicrobials in Poultry and Game Production.

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CURRENT TOPICS

  • Antibiotics in companion animals

  • Antibiotics in companion animals
  • Veterinary medicines are important tools for the prevention and treatment of bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic diseases in companion animals. These diseases can have a negative impact ....


  • Antibiotics in food-producing animals

  • Antibiotics in food-producing animals
  • Antibiotics are valuable tools and are essential for the continuing health and welfare of food-producing animals. In addition, they also make a significant contribution to productive and ....


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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

  • 8 July 2014: EPRUMA has produced a video featuring its Chaiman, Gwyn Jones. He explains the role and work of

  • EPRUMA's Chairman, Gwyn Jones, explains the work of EPRUMA and the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines

  • EPRUMA document on veterinary medicinal product terminology including terms such as: antimicrobials -

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  • Leaflet explaining EPRUMA’s goal, objectives and activities and highlighting the responsibility of farmers,

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