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Join community engagement webinar and workshop series this Fall!

This fall, ReAct, Uppsala Antibiotic Center and Antibiotic Smart Sweden arrange a webinar and workshop series for promoting a systematic and meaningful engagement of communities and civil society groups as key stakeholders in the global response to antibiotic resistance. Learn more and register!

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.


14 key takeaways from the ReAct Africa & South Centre Conference 2023

14 -16 August, ReAct Africa and South Centre co-hosted the 6th regional AMR Conference. It was a successful mix of discussions, performances, posters, key note speakers and a common interest in a robust response to antimicrobial resistance. Click to find 14 key takeaways from the conference days.


Student Kyembe: I learned a lot joining both the ReAct Africa conference and the AMR Leadership Program

– I have always been passionate about global health, particularly antimicrobial resistance and innovations in health, says newly graduated medical student Student Kyembe Ignitius Salachi from Zambia. He has joined both the ReAct Africa Leadership Program and the ReAct Africa Conference. He is looking forward to joining the conference this year as well.


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!



Strengthening Diagnostics Capacity: How can the newly adopted resolution help to contain the spread of antibiotic resistance?

In May 2023, at the 76th World Health Assembly, member states voted to adopt the resolution “Strengthening diagnostics capacity” following a recommendation from the World Health Organization Executive Board in February.

This is the first time that such a resolution focused solely on diagnostics has been adopted at a global stage. How can the resolution catalyze change?


3 reason why a new Pandemic Accord should address antibiotic resistance

In the latest available draft of the WHO CA+ text – also known as the pandemic accord – language on antimicrobial resistance have throughout the text been marked for potential removal.

This would not only be a major missed opportunity to leverage pandemic prevention efforts towards addressing one of today’s biggest health threats, but would also mean that the provisions of the pandemic accord may not be triggered if the next pandemic is of bacterial origin – and it may very well be!


Publication! Equitable access to antibiotics: A core element for pandemic preparedness and response

In an article published in the latest Symposium Issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics “Antimicrobial Resistance Must Be Included in the Pandemic Instrument to Ensure Future Global Pandemic Readiness”, ReAct calls for securing equitable and sustainable access to effective antibiotics and other countermeasures to be a key consideration in the upcoming pandemic instrument.

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

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.

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National Action Plans

Involved in developing and implementing your country's National Action Plan on AMR? Here you find support tools and inspiration.

Movement Building

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

Globally Coordinated Governance

Globally coordinated governance on antimicrobial resistance - to ensures a sustainable response that takes into account the conditions for LMICs

Public Health Driven Innovation

A public health driven and end-to-end approach to innovation that enables sustainable access to effective antibiotics in LMICs