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

European Parliament shows strong support for the responsible use of veterinary medicines

Brussels, 11 March 2016 – EPRUMA welcomes the European Parliament’s vote of yesterday on the proposal for a Regulation on veterinary medicinal products, which recognises that the responsible use of veterinary medicines goes hand in hand with good animal husbandry. EPRUMA partners will continue to advance their common agenda to increase awareness, understanding and implementation of the best animal health practices including responsible use across the EU for the benefit of animal health and welfare, as well as public health.

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EPRUMA appoints new Chairman

Brussels, 24 February 2016 – EPRUMA is happy to announce the appointment of FVE-Vice President Rens van Dobbenburgh as new Chairman. Mr van Dobbenburgh also chairs the FVE/UEVP  Medicines Working Group. He will lead EPRUMA for a 3-year period, succeeding Gwyn Jones (Copa-Cogeca/NFU).

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Veterinary medicines regulation: medicines availability and responsible use go hand in hand

Veterinary medicines regulation: medicines availability and responsible use go hand in hand, EPRUMA says

Brussels, 18 February 2016 – EPRUMA partners welcome the European Parliament Environment and Public Health Committee’s efforts to ensure an increased availability of veterinary medicines and support innovation in animal health. The availability and responsible use of medicines are inter-twined, and EPRUMA partners continue to work together to disseminate and encourage the implementation of best practice in the use of all veterinary medicines including antibiotics.

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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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  • A fact sheet explaining the Responsible Use of medicines in animals, as well as EPRUMA's role and objectives.

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  • EPRUMA brochure explaining the role and benefits of antibiotics in animal health and describing best-practice

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

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