A 2016 survey by the Vietnamese Department of Animal Health found that 80% of the country’s pangasius (freshwater catfish) farmers dispensed a cocktail of antibiotics to the fish throughout the production cycle.
The annual World One Health Congress brings together stakeholders and advocates who strongly support an integrated approach to human, animal, and environmental health to address complex and urgent health threats. The main objectives of the platform are the fight against antimicrobial resistance and emerging infectious diseases.
IDRC’s Innovative Veterinary Solutions for Antimicrobial Resistance (InnoVet-AMR) team will join scientists and researchers from around the world for the 3rd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics in Thailand from December 16–18.
Innovative Veterinary Solutions for Antimicrobial Resistance (InnoVet-AMR) is a four-year, CA$27.9 million partnership between IDRC and the UK government’s Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF), part of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).
Nanobubble technology, a nonchemical disinfection method that involves injecting ultrafine bubbles of a chosen gas (each with its own disinfection properties) into water, is transforming wastewater treatment industries around the world.