3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Anim
Antibiotics are used worldwide both in veterinary and human medicine. The widespread use has heightened concerns about the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, which impacts animal welfare, public health, food safety and environmental exposure. The objectives of the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals are: To give an overview of the current status and ongoing activities with respect to the issue of antibiotic use in animals and antimicrobial resistance To learn about the expectations of different parties involved To identify the areas which need further action with respect to the current scientific knowledge and political expectations To identify possibilities for effective actions, including effective co-ordination of activities. The conference is designed for the animal health industry and the medical community; all users of antibiotics in animals, such as veterinarians, animal feed producers, livestock and aquaculture producers, and nutritionists; food processors and manufacturers, and retailers; policy makers and regulatory agencies; researchers in universities and research institutes; and others with an interest in resistance and in the sustainability of antibiotics, such as educators, agricultural extension staff, consultants, and consumer organizations. The Advisory Board of the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals looks forward to meeting you at Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and assures that your participation will be fruitful and productive!