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ReAct wishes 2017

ReAct’s wishes for 2017, node by node.


Antibiotic resistance

In the last 70 years the use of antibiotics has been crucial in improving countless lives and drastically reducing deaths caused by bacterial infections. The increasing development of antibiotic resistance is posing a serious threat to human health and development, the environment and for animal health. Learn more about ReAct’s work on antibiotic resistance here.

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Bottlenecks of antibiotic research need to be addressed

Even if the financial bottlenecks linked to antibiotic discovery and development would be resolved, significant scientific problems are still present to be addressed. We highlight a few of the scientific bottlenecks in antibiotic discovery.

In his presentation, Dr. Anthony So, head of ReAct North America, said that projections showed rapidly increasing consumption of animal protein in several parts of the developing world.


Workshop on National Action Plan on AMR for developing countries

A global meeting was organized in New Delhi, India, to highlight the need to include the usage of antibiotics in the food, animal and agricultural sector into National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance in developing countries.

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ReAct highlights during World Antibiotic Awareness Week

ReAct arranged a series of activities during World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Here are some of the highlights.

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Toolbox for action on antibiotic resistance

The ReAct Toolbox is a user-friendly web-based resource that provides inspiration and guidance to take action and develop national action plans on antibiotic resistance. It is built on what has been done in the past in a variety of settings, and is aligned with ongoing and current initiatives from across the globe.

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We are global

ReAct is a global network of antibiotic resistance experts with nodes in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.

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National Action Plans

Involved in developing your country's National Action Plan? Here you find support for developing a comprehensive plan.

Health Care Professionals

Doctors, pharmacists, veterinarians and other health care professionals - you have the power to take action! Learn more about how to get started.

Civil Society Organizations

Engagement from civil society organizations and communities is needed to tackle antibiotic resistance. Learn more about how to get involved.