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

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  • March 11, 2016
  • 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

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  • February 24, 2016
  • 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

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  • February 18, 2016
  • 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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  • New Spanish responsible use guide for bovine health

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  • February 08, 2016
  • 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

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  • November 18, 2015
  • 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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  • EPRUMA launches new guidance document for the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals

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  • November 10, 2015
  • On their 10th anniversary, EPRUMA animal health operators launch new guidance document for the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals

    Brussels, 10 November 2015 – Members of the European Platform for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) celebrate today 10 years of collective action to ensure best practice in animal health. EPRUMA reinforces its commitment to work together with policy and decision makers and all parties concerned at European and national levels, to promote responsible use as part of a holistic approach to disease prevention and control, and to support animal health and welfare.

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  • The Netherlands Veterinary Medicines Authority joins EPRUMA

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  • April 15, 2015
  • Brussels, 15 April 2015 - The European Platform for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) welcomes the Netherlands Veterinary Medicines Authority (SDa) as an associate partner. Having SDa on board alongside national Responsible Use platforms from Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom means a strengthened representation for EPRUMA and greater stakeholder dialogue on the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines.

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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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