Caitriona Lynch Walsh


A service to help Ireland’s National Action Plan on AMR

VirtualVet welcomes the launch of Ireland’s ‘One Health’ National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020. The growing threat of antimicrobial resistance must be tackled through collaboration between animal and human health sectors. VirtualVet is gathering animal health data in near real-time providing accurate digital information to help stakeholders more accurately measure antibiotic and antimicrobial usage in food producing animals. It is known that a large percentage of human diseases originate in animals. This requires the need for healthier animals thus requiring less medicine. Farmers gather important information daily on the health of their animals. This information can play a vital […]