In focus

Professor Otto Cars to serve as Expert in UN Inter-Agency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

This week Professor Otto Cars, founder of ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance, was formally nominated to the United Nations (UN) ad-hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICG-AMR) by the United Nations Secretary General.

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.

News

India's new National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance

As one of the countries most affected by antimicrobial resistance India is now taking rapid strides to address the growing problem.

Opinion

Professor Larsson on emissions from antibiotics production and India’s National Action Plan on AMR

Professor Joakim Larsson welcomes the section focusing on emissions from antibiotics production in India’s new draft for National Action Plan on Antibiotic Resistance.

Opinion

Environmental effects of antibiotics in sewage

Clean, fresh water is one of the most important natural resources of the world. Yet large amounts of chemicals, including antibiotics, are released into the environment through wastewater.

Opinion

India’s link between tuberculosis and antibiotic resistance

Improving detection, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis in India, home to the world’s largest number of tuberculosis patients, may hold the key to bringing down both antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance globally.

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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.

We are global

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

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.

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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.