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Focus on companion animal antibiotic use

24 Nov 2021 | Daniella Dos Santos

With the launch of RUMA Companion Animal and Equine Alliance, BVA Past President Daniella Dos Santos, who chairs the alliance’s Measures and Targets group, shares her thoughts on antibiotic use in companion animal practice.

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What’s in a graph?

23 Nov 2021 | James Russell

Following the publication of the new RUMA Targets Task Force and VMD Antimicrobial Sales and Resistance reports (VARRS), James Russell reflects on the efforts of vets and farmers to improve antimicrobial stewardship. Hidden behind the graphs is a positive story on resistance that should be celebrated.

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Sustainability – the world in our hands

03 Nov 2021

On One Health Day, BVA President Justine Shotton shares why she cares about environmental sustainability, how BVA is trying to make a difference, and encourages vets to get involved too.

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Introducing our position on the responsible use of parasiticides for cats and dogs

22 Oct 2021 | Megan Knowles-Bacon

Over the past few months, we’ve been working to draw together many different views on the use of small animal parasiticides. It’s been a fascinating and complex position to work on, requiring a truly One Health approach since it includes human, animal, and environmental health issues. This blog explains more about why we developed the position, how we went about it, and what we hope it will lead to.

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Small words, big impact: Let’s talk about microaggressions

21 Oct 2021 | Malcolm Morley

BVA’s #BigConversation on microaggressions has sparked a lot of debate and discussion in the veterinary profession. BVA Junior Vice President Malcolm Morley reflects on the first week of the campaign and his own journey learning about the power of language and why there’s nothing “micro” about the impact of microaggressions.

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Racial microaggressions – Can we do more?

13 Oct 2021 | Navaratnam Partheeban

Part of BVA’s #BigConversation on microaggressions. Navaratnam Partheeban, co-founder of the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society, explains why various comments are harmful and how we can all do better in identifying and calling out microaggressions to support our BAME colleagues.

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