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  • European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016: EPRUMA pledges to promote responsible use

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  • November 18, 2016
  • Brussels, 18 November 2016: EPRUMA welcomes the 9th edition of European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and takes the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to promoting the responsible use of all veterinary medicines, including antibiotics.

    Cooperation between EU institutions, national authorities and key stakeholders - working in both human and animal health - is critical to ensure the responsible use of all antibiotics from a truly One-Health approach, and to fight antimicrobial resistance.  On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, EPRUMA reconfirms its firm commitment to promoting the responsible use of veterinary medicines through the collaborative work of its 10 member organisations. This includes facilitating information exchange on best practices, developing best-practice framework documents, and supporting transparency on antibiotic use through surveillance and resistance monitoring.

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  • Information exchange on best practices, critical to responsible use of veterinary medicines

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  • October 13, 2016
  • Exchange of information on best practices, critical to ensuring the responsible use of veterinary medicines across the EU

    Brussels, 13 October 2016 – EPRUMA and the Slovak Presidency of the EU held a workshop today to create a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines in the EU. The event highlighted the need to increase the exchange of information and dialogue on best practices between public authorities and the private sector across the EU.

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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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  • On European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2016)  EPRUMA's Chairman, Rens van Dobbenburgh, pledges to

  • EPRUMA declaration on 'Our 7 commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines': signed in Brussels

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