Holy Akwar | Vice President & Deputy Head of AMR
World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH)

Holy Akwar, Vice President & Deputy Head of AMR, World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH)

Holy Akwar is the Deputy Head of the Antimicrobial Resistance & Veterinary Products Department. He possesses more than twelve years of professional experience in government at the provincial, federal, and international levels as well as industry. Prior to this, Holy worked as a Research Scientist at the International Vaccine Institute for two years. Holy holds PhD in Population Medicine, Antimicrobial Resistance Animal- Human-Environment Interface from Ontario Veterinary college, University of Guelph.


Day 1 - Tuesday 29th October @ 15:45

Vaccines as an alternative to antimicrobials in animals

-          Current landscape of antimicrobial use in animals

-          What are our alternatives: Vaccines, Phages, etc.

-          Can vaccination be a cost-effective solution?

-          Financing models and incentives to develop and use alternatives to antimicrobials

-          How to encourage the use of alternatives to antibiotics in livestock and aquaculture?

last published: 10/Jul/24 14:15 GMT

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