Antimicrobial resistance: Our role

Antimicrobial resistance is a global health threat that can impact animals, people and the environment. It happens when microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites develop a resistance to the medicine we use to treat infections they cause.


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What we are doing

Learn how we are supporting the Pan-Canadian Action Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance.

What you can do to help

Find out what you can do to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance in animals.