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Action Plan for Reducing the Antimicrobial Resistance of Microbes in the field of Veterinary Medicine 2017-2021

Country
Type of law
Policy
Source

Abstract
The Action Plan for Reducing the Antimicrobial Resistance of Microbes in the field of Veterinary Medicine 2017-2021 is a sectoral action plan of Estonia. Its main objective is to develop a global framework in line with the WHO, FAO and OIE action plan, the EU Commission five-year action plan for reducing AMR, and Estonia s EU policy and laws.
More specifically, the Plan provides for high-quality, safe and effective medicines and medicated feeds that are available and properly supplied and marketed; use of medicinal products and medicated feedingstuffs for veterinary purposes that is medically justified (diagnosis, principle of choice of active substance, method of administration, cascade), and the use that is based on diagnosis and animal species; the information collection and training system that are provided by veterinarians, keepers and food business operators and providing awareness about the responsible use of medicines; AMR monitoring, research and applied research that are consistent, and that the Action Plan objective and national AMR policies are supportive and targeted.
The Action Plan will be implemented in accordance with the Action Plan for Reduction of Antimicrobial Resistance in the field of Veterinary Medicine 2016-2020 . The 5-year implementation plan is set out in Annex II of the Action Plan and is divided into three parts according to the areas covered.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
2017-2021
Notes
The updated Action Plan for Reducing the Antimicrobial Resistance of Microbes in the field of Veterinary Medicine 2019-2023 is also available.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Directive No. 1.1-2 / 47 of the Minister of Rural Affairs of 24.04.2017
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Mikroobide antibiootikumiresistentsuse v hendamise tegevuskava veterinaarmeditsiini valdkonnas aastateks 2017 2021.