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ReAct's policy briefing to the 140th WHO Executive Board

Across multiple provisional agenda items of the 140th session of the WHO Executive Board, antimicrobial resistance plays an important role.

This briefing lays out key evidence, offers guiding principles, and suggests opportunities for policy action to tackle antimicrobial resistance, both directly and through the lens of related issues.

Bridging the gap: a policy briefing for the next steps for tackling AMR (PDF).

Summary – Policy briefing (PDF).

 

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Antimicrobial Resistance - A Threat to the World's Sustainable Development

This paper examines how a number of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are impacted by antimicrobial resistance and suggests how to integrate the issue better into ongoing international policy processes using SDGs as an entry point.
Antimicrobial Resistance – A Threat to the World’s Sustainable Development (PDF, 4MB).

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Antibiotic Resistance Coalition: Declaration on Antibiotic Resistance

In May 2014, civil society organizations and stakeholders from six continents working in the health, agriculture, consumer and development sectors came together to form the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition (ARC). The Antibiotic Resistance Coalition launched the Declaration on Antibiotic Resistance to advocate for policy change and action to prevent the post-antibiotic era from becoming a bleak reality.
Antibiotic Resistance Coalition: Declaration on ABR (PDF).

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Declaración sobre resistencia a los antibióticos

[SPANISH version] In May 2014, civil society organizations and stakeholders from six continents working in the health, agriculture, consumer and development sectors came together to form the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition (ARC). The Antibiotic Resistance Coalition launched the Declaration on Antibiotic Resistance to advocate for policy change and action to prevent the post-antibiotic era from becoming a bleak reality.
Declaración sobre resistencia a los antibióticos (PDF, 1MB).

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Antimicrobial resistance - Stakeholder Mapping by ReAct

An overview of current agencies, initiatives and organisations active in key policy areas in the field of antimicrobial resistance conducted in early 2016.
ReAct’s AMR Stakeholder Mapping (PDF).

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The World's Collective Responsibility to Conserve Antibiotic Effectiveness

This policy document introduces ReAct’s vision from 2011 on global responsibility and leadership toward action on antibiotic resistance. It also lays down options to invigorate R&D for new antibiotics while addressing access vs. excess dilemma.
The World’s Collective Responsibility to Conserve Antibiotic Effectiveness (PDF, 1MB).

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A Framework for Costing the Lowering of Antimicrobial Use in Food Animal Production

This commissioned paper for UK Review on AMR co-authored by ReAct provides an overview of the published literature on costs associated with lowering antimicrobial use in food animal production and of switching to alternative modes of production across livestock sectors and countries.
A Framework for Costing the Lowering of Antimicrobial Use in Food Animal Production (PDF).