World’s farmers unite to tackle antimicrobial resistance

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABy Marco Marzano de Marinis, Secretary General, World Farmers’ Organisation

Antimicrobial resistance, often referred to as AMR, is an increasingly serious threat to global public health.

As the international community is now on the way to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda, there is still an urgent need to increase attention and policy coherence at the international, regional and national levels. Implementation of Goal 3, however, demands a change in mindset from addressing singular issues to taking a more systematic, multi-stakeholders’ approach. Addressing the global nature of many health issues will also be critical to our success. Getting many actors and sectors to coordinate their work with others to achieve a common goal is difficult.

World leaders gathered at the UN headquarters on Wednesday for a high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance to explore the growing threat of infections that no longer respond to the drugs used to treat…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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