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ReAct - Action on Antibiotic Resistance

ReAct is an independent network dedicated to the problem of antibiotic resistance. ReAct is a global catalyst, advocating and stimulating for global engagement on antibiotic resistance through a broad range of collaborations.

Policy

Reflections from a week where stakeholders took the stage in New York

A few days before the zero draft of the political declaration of the High-Level Meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in September this year was released, stakeholders from around the world were invited to a hearing at the UN building in New York to share perspectives, expectations and recommendations.

 

News

ReAct receives additional financial support from Sweden

27 March, the Swedish government announced it will fund ReAct with almost 2 M SEK (188 000 US dollars) for its global work leading up to the UN high-level meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance in New York in September this year, and for ReAct’s work for equitable and sustainable access to effective antibiotics.

Release!

ReAct briefing for UN HLM AMR

New ReAct Brief: Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest & most urgent cross-border health crises of our time – but still not addressed as such!

New ReAct briefing note out ahead of the UN General Assembly High-level meeting on AMR in September, 2024.

Launch!

ReAct Africa and LifeArc launch the ASPIRE initiative for stronger action on antimicrobial resistance

ReAct Africa, in partnership with self-funded medical research organisation and charity LifeArc, is excited to introduce a pioneering effort to address antimicrobial resistance with the launch of “ASPIRE” the Antibiotic Stewardship Programme through Innovation, Research, and Education. This ambitious US$1.5M 3-year project aims to transform how antibiotics are used in Zambia and Kenya by integrating innovative digital solutions with targeted interventions, in an effort to make long term policy and practice improvements.

News

Handbook for Antibiotic Smart Communities Framework

Learn more about, and download, the data collection handbook for an “Antibiotic Smart Communities” indicator framework, developed by ReAct Asia Pacific. It aims to help measure the “antibiotic smartness” of communities in tackling antimicrobial resistance.

News

ReAct's Impact Report 2019-2022!

Despite being a period marked by the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, over the last four years, clear progress has been made in global efforts to address antibiotic resistance. During 2019-2022 ReAct evolved as a network and increased its efforts to act on antibiotic resistance at a global, regional and country level. Together, the five ReAct nodes have collaborated – from community level to the highest global political agenda. Learn more and download report!

 

We are global

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

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The ReAct Toolbox

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.

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 antibiotic resistance here.

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