March 7, 2021

Cayman Islands officials seek to gauge AMR awareness

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The Cayman Islands has joined the international and regional community in taking steps to combat a phenomenon that has led to a troubling increase in the ineffectiveness of drugs used to treat and prevent infections in human and animal patients. As part of this initiative the Ministry of Health, the Public Health Department, and the […]

Caribbean warned against overuse of antibiotics in animals

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Caribbean countries have been urged to implement measures to deal with the overuse of antibiotics given to animals as this may lead to resistant bacteria and resistance genes to spread from these animals to humans through the food chain. In a joint statement marking World Consumer Rights Day, […]