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WHO proposes new sepsis target to guide work and actions on antibiotic resistance

January 22-27, the WHO will hold its 142nd meeting of the Executive Board in Geneva. The discussions are likely to be dominated by the draft General Work Program for 2019-2023. A new target on reducing sepsis cases by 10% is introduced as a benchmark for the field of antibiotic resistance.


Antibiotic resistance on agenda for The Prince Mahidol Award Conference: A policy stage led by low and middle income countries

Under the theme “Making the World Safe from the Threats of Emerging Infectious Diseases”, this year’s Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2018 will give the challenge of antibiotic resistance prominent attention. ReAct will have several people attending the conference to present and engage in the discussions.


Joint letter to IACG on AMR: A call to increase transparency and civil society involvement

ReAct, together with other members of the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition (ARC) has written a joint letter to the UN Inter-Agency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance to call on the group to increase the transparency of, and civil society involvement in, its policy deliberation and meeting process.


Costing National Action Plans on AMR: Practical suggestions for simplifying the process

Costing a country’s National Action Plan on AMR appears to be a daunting and challenging task. As Dr. Kim Faure has great experience on costing National Action Plans on AMR ReAct interviewed her to help countries with som practical steps in the process.


ReAct wishes for 2018 – node by node

We would like to thank you for 2017 with wishes for an exciting 2018!

Here you find ReAct wishes for 2018, node by node. Together we can make a difference.