(Jill Moss president & founder BMF)
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“It seemed impossible to me that she should have lost her life because of a preventable infection, but at the time very little was known about MRSA in animals. I became determined that no-one else should have to feel so alone and helpless, and with that goal in mind, the Bella Moss Foundation was born”. Nobody at The Foundation receives an income and we rely on donations and volunteers and goodwill to do our work.
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Our uniqueness as a charity is that we bridge the gap between human and animal medicine in the care and treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections. We do this through education and collaboration with our board of clinical advisors and educational partners. View our partners and collaborations and clinical advisors
Although we principally focus on animal health and welfare, the impact of our work crosses the human-animal boundary. The Bella Moss Foundation is allied to the One Health Initiative in that we are dedicated to improving the lives of all species – human to animal – through collaboration between human and veterinary medicine. http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/
WHAT WE DO WITH THE HELP OF OUR EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS AND ADVISORS
The Foundation works to support, inform, advise and educate pet owners whose pets develop, or are at risk of developing, resistant infections.
Two volunteers with Jill at Cruft’s and a recovered MRSA dog
We offer relevant information on resistant infections and their prevention through our main website, our educational literature, and through our presence at companion animal events.
We provide up-to-date information and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to vets and vet nurses.
Newspaper photo of the speakers and organisers of the 1st International Conference on MRSA in Animals, 2006
We also collaborate with human and animal health organisations to disseminate the latest academic research in antimicrobial resistance and engage with parliamentary groups to promote the foundation’s activities on animal health and welfare issues.