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  • Best-practice framework for the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the EU - Reaching for the next level

  • Category: Brochures
  • November 10, 2015
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    EPRUMA brochure explaining the role and benefits of antibiotics in animal health and describing best-practice for their use in food-producing animals at the farm. It outlines a 'next level' approach following on from the 2008 'EPRUMA best-practice framework for the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals'.

    The brochures presents both a more holistic and more specific approach to implementing responsible use of antibiotics for further optimisation of animal health. It also gives guidance on indoor and free-range production, housing, biosecurity, nutrition, etc. and it includes a decision tree on the use of veterinary antibiotics in food-producing animals.

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  • Introducing EPRUMA

  • Category: Brochures
  • January 12, 2015
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    Leaflet explaining EPRUMA’s goal, objectives and activities and highlighting the responsibility of farmers, veterinarians and pet owners as well as overall societal benefits. Updated in December 2014.

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    • IntroducingEpruma English (4.56 MB) Download
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  • Best-practice framework for the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals in the EU

  • Category: Brochures
  • October 20, 2008
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    EPRUMA booklet explaining the role and benefits of antibiotics in animal health and describing best-practice for their use in food-producing animals at the farm.

    The document is available in 12 languages: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish and Hungarian. Most of these language versions have been produced by local stakeholders who are actively promoting them nationally.

    The document was originally published in 2008 and updated in 2015 to align it with the 'EPRUMA document on veterinary medicinal product terminology'.

     

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  • Factsheet on the cascade procedure

  • Category: Factsheets
  • November 09, 2011
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    EPRUMA factsheet explaining the European cascade procedure and the decision tree.

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  • Fact sheet: Responsible Use of medicines in animals: what does this mean?

  • Category: Factsheets
  • December 01, 2015
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    A fact sheet explaining the responsible use of medicines in animals, and EPRUMA's role and objectives.

  • EPRUMA document on veterinary medicinal product terminology

  • Category: Factsheets
  • June 06, 2013
  • EPRUMA document on veterinary medicinal product terminology including terms such as: antimicrobials - antibiotics; treatment: curative - prophylaxis - metaphylaxis; veterinary prescription and POM; Responsible Use.

     

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  • EPRUMA video: Chairman Gwyn Jones on Responsible Use

  • Category: News alerts
  • July 08, 2014
  • 8 July 2014: EPRUMA has produced a video featuring its Chaiman, Gwyn Jones. He explains the role and work of EPRUMA and what the Responsible Use of veterinary medicines means.

    Gwyn Jones is a dairy farmer from Sussex (UK) and a strong advocate of the responsible use of medicines on farm.

  • FECAVA key recommendations for hygiene and infection control in veterinary practice

  • Category: Other sources
  • November 02, 2010
  • FECAVA poster with key recommendations for hygiene and infection control in veterinary practice.

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  • Antibiotics in veterinary medicine: resistance to antibiotics and its multiple effects

  • Category: Other sources
  • April 21, 2012
  • A joint publication by the Turkish Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology Association. The brochure received the World Veterinary Day Award 2012 from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

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    • 2012 TVMA Antibiotics_in_Veterinary_Medicine_etc (8.57 MB) Download
  • EPRUMA declaration: Our 7 commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines

  • Category: Position papers
  • October 13, 2016
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    EPRUMA declaration on 'Our 7 commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines': signed in Brussels on 13 October 2016 during the EPRUMA/Slovak Presidency of the EU workshop on creating a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines.

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