Bruxelles, 6 December 2018 — Veterinary organizations in North America and Europe have teamed up to combat antimicrobial resistance while ensuring the continuing availability of medications essential for human and animal health.

We can only combat antimicrobial resistance using a ‘One Health’ approach, involving all fields where antibiotics are used such as in human and veterinary medicine and in agriculture.” says Rafael Laguens, President of FVE. “As veterinary professional organisations, AVMA, CVMA and FVE work together to show leadership in promoting global antimicrobial stewardship.”