Helia Vorster is the Regulatory Assistant for V-Tech in the Research and Development department. She qualified from Onderstepoort as a Veterinary Nurse in 2006. Before joining V-Tech, Helia worked as a nurse in small animal and equine practices for 4 years. Helia joined V-Tech to manage the Client Service Centre in June 2010..
Resistance to Colistin discovered in SA poultry
NATIONAL NEWS – A national antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance programme has reportedly identified and confirmed the first ever known case in South Africa of resistance to Colistin.
Prudent use of antimicrobials in the poultry industry – The V-Tech Actif™ Plan
Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) has become an international topic due to the increase in trends of resistance patterns.
Are antibiotics effective in treating human diseases
The World Health Organisation has indicated that there are an increasingly limited number of antibiotics available to treat human diseases effectively
Policy on responsible use of antimicrobials of the world veterinary association
The availability and use of antimicrobials for animals is essential to ensure go animal health and welfare.