Downloads & Links

Publications & Presentations

Scientific downloads & information

Pigs

Poultry

Bovine

General downloads

Antimicrobial usage

Bacterial infections

Critically important

MRSA

ESBL

Antibiotic resistance: an ecological perspective on an old problem

Links to interesting webpages

Antimicrobiële middelen

BCFI

Belgium Centre for Farmacotherapeutic Information, for all veterinary medicines registered in Belgium and background information. (Dutch)

FAGG

Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, for extended background information on medicines, registration and legislation.

Pharma.be

Information on veterinary medicines en producers in Belgium and links to background information. (Dutch)

BelVetSac

Belgian Veterinary Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption.

EMA

European Medicines Agency, European agency that, amongst others, is involved veterinary medicines.

CBG

Medicines Evaluation Board, for all, in The Netherlands, registered veterinary medicines and information on them.

FIDIN

Association of Producers and Importers of Veterinary Medicines in The Netherlands, extended information on all veterinary medicines of producers that are united in this association. (Dutch)

Biosecurity

Biocheck

Online biosecurity audit; developed by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University, were you can evaluate your farm on divers points and get a score for biosecurity. Furthermore it gives you a lot of background information on biosecurity.

ResPig

This web site is for veterinarians, farmers and other specialists in the swine health business. There is disease information on PRDC, information on Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health's respiratory vaccines, a Farm Audit Tool, and an Economic Simulation tool.

Bivet

An advisory tool for veterinarians for creation and follow-up on action plans for reducing antibiotic consumption in pig herds, through identification of a focus area for reduction, development of an action plan and follow-up on results. Antibiotic use will be compared to other herds and diagnosis and treatments will be shown. With these results it is possible to identify diagnosis and treatments responsible for the main part of the antimicrobial consumption. Website is Danish and only accessible for veterinarians after registration.

Antimicrobiële resistentie

AMCRA

Knowledge centre Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance in Animals, collection of data on use of and resistance against antimicrobial agents in Belgium and communicating and advising on this matter. PDF in Dutch. At the moment only the “Memorandum of Understanding” is available (in Dutch and French).

BAPCOC

Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee, Belgian committee for coordination on antibiotic policy.

EMA

European Medicines Agency, information and European point of view.

WHO

World Health Organization, information, worldwide points of view and visions on antimicrobial resistance.

MARAN

Dutch monitoring program on the use of antimicrobials in animals and antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from animals and animal products. (Partially in Dutch)

ASM

American Society for Microbiology - Background information on antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance.

EPRUMA

EPRUMA is a multi-stakeholder platform linking best practice with animal health and public health. It aims to promote the responsible use of medicines in animals in the EU.

EFFORT

The EFFORT Project

Partners project Reductie Antibioticumgebruik

Boerenbond

Flemish professional organization for the agricultural entrepreneur. (Dutch)

Certus

The quality label for pork meat in Belgium. (Dutch)

UGent

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Unit for Veterinary Epidemiology.