Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals: what does this mean?

EPRUMA-LogoMarch 2015
A new fact sheet “Responsible Use of medicines in animals: what does this mean?” has been published by EPRUMA.

It highlights that …
… veterinary medicines, including antibiotics, need to be used responsibly to maintain their efficacy. All animal health stakeholders are committed to Responsible Use.
… Responsible Use as promoted by EPRUMA is based on a holistic approach of minimising disease which encompasses enhancing knowledge on disease prevention, animal health, animal welfare and husbandry practices.
… antibiotics should be used “As little as possible, as much as necessary”.
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