The hybrid ReAct Africa & South Centre Conference held in August this year had an attendance of 156 physical participants from 38 countries, and totally reflecting registrations from 67 countries worldwide. The theme for the 3-day conference was: "Leave No One Behind: Advancing One Health Antimicrobial Resistance National Action Plans Implementation in Africa".
During World AMR Awareness Week ReAct Africa and South Centre release the report from the conference held in Lusaka, Zambia.
The 2023 AMR conference drew participation from 35 African countries, in person. It is encouraging to note that the forum continues to grow exponentially, having initially started with only 10 participants drawn from 3 countries in 2015.
The conference demonstrated the entities’ recognition of the significant threat antimicrobial resistance pose s to global health and their commitment to address antimicrobial resistance through a One Health Approach.This year’s conference theme “Leave No One Behind: Advancing One Health National Action Implementation in Africa”, paved the way for a genuine One Health forum.
Mirfin Mpundu, Director ReAct Africa says:
“I am glad that the conference brought out a number of solutions proposed to strengthen implementation of National Action Plans on AMR and enhance collaboration at local, regional and international levels.”
The ReAct Africa & South Centre Conference Report for 2023 includes:
- executive summary
- key remarks
- an overview of the challenges around antimicrobial resistance in Africa
- conference highlights
- conclusions from the conference and
- recommendations forward
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