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

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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EPRUMA now on Twitter

EPRUMA is now on Twitter: https://twitter.com/epruma1.

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3rd international conference on Responsible Use of antibiotics in animals

The 3rd international conference on Responsible Use of antibiotics in animals will be held in Amsterdam from 29 September to 1 October 2014. It is aimed at the animal health industry and the medical community, users of antibiotics in animals - such as veterinarians, producers, and nutritionists - and other food-chain stakeholders, as well as regulators, policy makers, researchers, educators, and consumer organisations.

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day: EPRUMA calls on the EU institutions to promote Responsible Use

18 November 2013: EPRUMA reiterates its support to the European Commission action plan on antibiotic resistance and calls on the EU institutions to promote the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines across all EU Member States.

 

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UK Responsible Use alliance launches new pig guidelines

18 November 2013: Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA, UK) has launched its reviewed pig guidelines.

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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

  • 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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  • Responsible use of animal medicine
  • EPRUMA poster explaining the role of veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and pharmacists regarding the

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  • A joint publication by the Turkish Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Pharmacology and

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