U.N. FAO Working With Farmers To Help Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance

U.N. News: Farmers on the frontline in battle against drug-resistant microbes: U.N. health agency
“The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed that as some 700,000 people are dying each year from antimicrobial resistant infections, an untold number of sick animals are also suffering from diseases that do not respond to treatment…” (11/14).

Xinhua News: FAO devises plan to support Kenya’s fight against antimicrobial resistance
“The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said Wednesday it has devised a plan to support Kenya’s fight against antimicrobial resistance. Charles Babey, FAO’s regional manager for eastern Africa in charge of emergency center for transboundary animal disease, said the antimicrobial national action plan will help Kenya minimize the misuse of antibiotic drugs…” (11/14).

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