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Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future: Chief Public Health Officer of Canada's Spotlight Report 2019

June 12, 2019

Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, shines a spotlight on the importance of using antibiotics responsibly in human medicine. Discover how unnecessary antibiotic use contributes to antibiotic resistance, why unnecessary use sometimes happens, and what we can do about it. Read more.


Antimicrobial stewardship remains a priority issue for the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. The CVMA Guidelines for Veterinary Antimicrobial Use is an online platform intended to support Canada’s veterinarians in making sound decisions on the appropriate and responsible use of antimicrobials in animals. 

All licensed veterinarians in Canada will be granted full access to the platform until December 31, 2019. After, only CVMA members will have full access.