Daily Archives: November 13, 2018


A how-to guide for addressing overuse of antibiotics on-farm

This week is the World Health Organisation’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week. While there is no denying the work being carried out by many organisations, groups, institutions and individuals in the fight to save antibiotics, at VirtualVet we are still frustrated with the lack of impact on the ground. Every day we have conversations with farmers unsure about the risks and impacts of their on-farm usage of antibiotics. We meet vets frustrated at gaps in surveillance which allow room for bad practice. We talk to government officials grappling with trying to design the implementation of a new policy, aware that the […]