C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, Senior Advisor: Senior secondment to strengthen FAO’s AMR work appointed

At the end of May 2017, Sweden, through its development agency Sida, decided to sponsor a secondment of a senior Swedish animal health and AMR (residues and pathogens) specialist to support FAO work. She has now been appointed – below you will find a short presentation of Dr. Eklund. Dr Gunilla Eklund is a veterinarian […]

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Kategori FAO | Food | Healthy animals | Human health | Sweden | Swedish

C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, Senior Advisor: Nordic Council of Ministers’ meeting hosts high-level seminar on antimicrobial resistance in a OneHealth perspective

At the end of June 2017, Norway, as host for the meeting of the Nordic Council of Ministers, arranged a seminar on AMR with high-level attendance. The conclusions of the seminar were presented to the Nordic ministers for fisheries and aquaculture, agriculture, food and forestry at their ministerial meeting on Wednesday 28 June. Sweden was […]

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Kategori Antimicrobial resistance | Human health | Okategoriserade

Jennie Sölving, Chair, Committee for Agriculture, OECD, Secretary General’s annual Lunch Meeting

Within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), its Committee for Agriculture is working to support member and partner countries as they develop the policy measures needed to achieve a productive, sustainable and resilient global food system. The new Chair, Ms. Jennie Sölving from the Government of Sweden’s Offices, has just presided over the […]

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Kategori Antimicrobial resistance

C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, Senior Advisor: Sweden sponsors senior secondment to strengthen FAO’s AMR work

Through its development agency Sida, Sweden has decided to sponsor a secondment of a senior Swedish animal health and AMR (residues and pathogens) specialist to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for a period of maximum three years. Driving the secondment programme is both to strengthen the multilateral actors’ work and […]

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Kategori Animal health | FAO | Healthy animals

C. Nordin Van Gansberghe, senior advisor: GASL working on addressing AMR

Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) http://www.livestockdialogue.org/ is a partnership of livestock sector stakeholders committed to the sustainable development of the sector. Its secretariat is lodged at FAO. The Agenda wants to build consensus on how to achieve sustainability with a wide participation from the public and private sectors, producers, research and academic institutions, NGOs, […]

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Kategori Antibiotics for animals | FAO | Livestock management | Okategoriserade | OneHealth

Elisabeth Backteman: Sharing experiences of the fight against AMR

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)has been called a slow tsunami as its effects only gradually become visible, as disease becomes virtually untreatable. The problem is complex, which is why we need to work ever closer together. Those of us in leading positions in agriculture, environmental care, public health, finance, trade and development cooperation need to clearly show […]

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Kategori Antimicrobial resistance