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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

WHO/Y. Shimizu

WHO/Y. Shimizu

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...

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Countries race against the clock to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

 Joint news release by FAO, OIE and WHO

 

WHO/Luong Thai Linh

WHO/Luong Thai Linh

Representatives from countries in Asia and the Pacific have pledged to take immediate action to combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

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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...

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