Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tracking progress and spending on nutrition

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
The Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development, has as a key theme the notion of tracking progress on tackling undernutrition as an…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Agriculture, nutrition, and health: more than meets the eye | IFPRI

Most of our health systems are set up to respond to problems, whereas agriculture can be part of a prevention approach. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ifpri.org See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Lancet marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week with series on access and effectiveness of antimicrobials

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Infographic on antibiotic resistance and what steps the agriculture sector can take to tackle this global challenge (credit: World Health Organization). The Lancet yesterday (18 Nov 2015) published a new series titled Antimicrobials: sustainable access and effectiveness in…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Don’t flush the nutrients down the toilet

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Katrin Glatzel When you think of clean water and hygienic toilets, it’s not usually concerns about nutrition that come to mind first. Well, you might want to reconsider.…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Vets encouraged to sign antibiotic awareness pledge

Today (Wednesday 18 November) is European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) and vets are being urged to sign an online pledge to become an “antibiotic guardian”. EAAD is an annual public … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.vettimes.co.uk See on Scoop.it – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Scare Tactics – Why Do So Many “Public Health Experts” Promote Fear vs. Food?

Originally posted on Bovidiva:
How many of us are motivated by fear every single day? We’d like to think that we’re lucky enough to live in a society where we don’t feel afraid. In contrast to inhabitants of many war-torn…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ask A Farmer: How Are Antibiotics Used in Cattle?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment