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Poultry Health & Disease / Poultry Welfare
on October 16, 2013

European responsible medicines use group gains new member

Generic veterinary medicines association joins grouping

The European Platform for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) has a new member - the European Group for Generic Veterinary Products (EGGVP). 

EPRUMA aims to ensure best practice through responsible use of medicines in the prevention and control of animal diseases. Established in 2005, it works in the EU to promote to maintain efficacy and both prevent and minimize adverse reactions.

With the addition of the EGGVP, its membership comprises 10 organizations representing European farmers, veterinarians, manufacturers of animal medicines and diagnostics, feed manufacturers, and professionals working in animal health and sanitary security, as well as sustainable agriculture and pharmacists. 

EGGVP represents 22 generic veterinary medicine manufacturers that develop and market generic medicines for food-producing animals and pets. 

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