AMR Press Release
Stop overuse and misuse of antibiotics: combat resistance
Countries of the WHO Western Pacific Region call for action during World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017
MANILA, 10 NOVEMBER 2017
Amid growing concern over drug-resistant superbugs, the World Health Organization (WHO), communities, health workers, and government officials around Asia and the Pacific are joining together in calling for overuse and misuse of antibiotics to stop...
Countries race against the clock to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
Joint news release by FAO, OIE and WHO
MANILA, 14 NOVEMBER 2016
Representatives from countries in Asia and the Pacific have pledged to take immediate action to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance
Collective effort to address a challenge to health, food security, and development
OPGA/WHO/FAO/OIE Joint News Release
21 September 2016, New York
World leaders today signaled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them...