December 9, 2022 Online Seminar “Thinking about Infectious Diseases in Small Animal Clinical Practice and Their Future – Current Status and Countermeasures for Antimicrobial Resistance – Companion Animals and Emerging Infectious Diseases -”
Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) (Secretariat: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Kiyoshi Kurokawa) will hold an online seminar on drug resistance in pets on Friday, December 9, 2022. To do. Along with COVID-19, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an issue that requires immediate action. Just as COVID-19 is an infectious disease common to humans and animals, drug resistance is also closely related to animals such as dogs, cats, birds, and hamsters that live with you, and to the global environment in which we live. .
It is estimated that 10 million people worldwide will die by 2050 if measures against drug resistance are not taken forward. Considering the lives and livelihoods of animals and the impact on the global environment, the damage will be enormous.
For humans and animals to live safely and happily, each of us needs to learn about antimicrobial resistance and take action.
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