GRAM: Discussing good practices to combat resistance

FECAVA board member Danny Holmes attended the 26 January meeting on European Guidance on the Rational use of AntiMicrobials (GRAM), held in Madrid and organised by CEVA. The meeting was attended by nine out of the ten independent experts in internal medicine, surgery, microbiology and pharmacology who wrote the GRAM book, as well as by observers from iCatCare and FECAVA. Purpose of the meeting was to discuss current and future actions and tools to promote good diagnostic and antibiotic prescription practices for companion animal vets. Apart from the GRAM book, now available in several European countries, CEVA has also produced a short video for pet owners.

Danny Holmes (first left, back row) with European GRAM experts and other observers in Madrid at the GRAM meeting