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 welcomes the EFSA/ECDC report on AMR and re-emphasises its commitment to the responsible use

EPRUMA welcomes the EFSA/ECDC report on antimicrobial resistance and re-emphasises its commitment to the responsible use of veterinary medicines

Brussels, 12 February 2016 – EPRUMA  is happy to note that the trend analyses observed in the latest joint EFSA/ECDC EU-wide report on antimicrobial resistance show that in several Member States efforts to stabilise and reduce absolute levels of resistance are delivering. EPRUMA partners’ firm commitment to the responsible use of veterinary medicines, including antibiotics, is making a difference on the ground.

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New Spanish responsible use guide for bovine health

8 February 2016 - Spain’s VETRESPONSABLE has launched a brand new guidance document on the responsible use of veterinary medicines in bovine, which is available on www.vetresponsable.es. The document aims to be a useful tool for veterinarians in ensuring the correct prescription and use of veterinary medicines in their day-to-day work.

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015: EPRUMA calls for adoption of science-based antibiotic policy

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015:EPRUMA calls on the EU institutions to adopt a science-based antibiotic policy from a One-Health perspective

Brussels, 18 November 2015 – EPRUMA reiterates its commitment to promoting the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines, including antibiotics, and calls on the EU institutions to adopt a science-based antibiotic policy from a One-Health approach.

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

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

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