More than 300 participants from over 100 countries attended the first Global Conference on the Responsible and Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents for Animals, organised by the OIE and held in Paris, France, from 13 to 15 March 2013. They included OIE Delegates, OIE National Focal Points for Veterinary Products, representatives from intergovernmental organisations, experts, professionals, policymakers, industry representatives, non-governmental organisations and potential donors.
The conference provided an overview of the current situation, regarding antimicrobial use from different perspectives and examining antimicrobial resistance worldwide. It also provided an opportunity to present and discuss possible ways of promoting the prudent and responsible use of antimicrobial agents in animals and preventing and fighting the development of antimicrobial resistance at national, regional and international levels.
Responsible and Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents for Animals
International Solidarity to fight against Antimicrobial Resistance
Booklet of the OIE Global Conference, Paris, France, 13-15 March 2013