Monthly Archives: November 2017

UK vets welcome WHO recommendations on antimicrobials use

07 November 2017

Prophylactic use of antimicrobials in healthy animals is never a substitute for good management

Responding to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on antimicrobials, the British Veterinary Association's Senior Vice President Gudrun Ravetz said:

“We welcome the WHO continuing to tackle this serious global health issue. Their guidelines echo the guidance BVA has long been...

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BVA reiterates position on evidence-based treatments

03 November 2017

BVA's longstanding position has been that we cannot endorse the use of any products making therapeutic claims that don't have a proven evidence base

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council has approved a new position statement on the veterinary use of complementary and alternative medicines, including homeopathy.

According to the statement, homeopathy ‘exists...

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