Antimicrobial resistance

Ad-hoc Interagency Coordination Group

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In September 2016 the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance and agreed a political declaration, adopted in resolution A/RES/71/3. In the political declaration Member States requested the United Nations Secretary-General to establish, in consultation with the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the World Organisation for Animal Health, an ad-hoc interagency coordination group on antimicrobial resistance to provide practical guidance for approaches needed to ensure sustained effective global action to address antimicrobial resistance.

Establishment of the Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance