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Thursday, August 10, 2017


National Consultation to Operationalise Action Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr. Ashok J. Tamhankar

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Centre for Disease Control and WHO Country Office for India are jointly organizing the National Consultation to Operationalise Action Against Antimicrobial Resistance, on 24-25 August 2017 in New Delhi.

 The objectives of the consultation are to (i) review the strategic priorities and roles of various stakeholders in National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR) and brainstorm to develop the operational plan; (ii) review and finalise the monitoring and evaluation framework of indicators for NAP-AMR; and (iii) sensitize the states on AMR and engage key stakeholders from selected states to develop/align State Action Plans on AMR with the NAP-AMR.

You are requested to read the National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (NAP-AMR) of India and give your suggestions on its operationalization by sending email to antibio.resistance@gmail.com. They will be conveyed to appropriate authorities.