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DRIVE-AB partners publish pre-UN Assembly commentary in The Lancet: Propose 4-pronged Global Action Plan on AMR

Four prominent DRIVE-AB partners have co-authored a commentary published in The Lancet on 16 July, 2016, in advance of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, where Heads of State will discuss sustainable access to effective antimicrobials. The commentary, titled, UN high-level meeting on antimicrobials – what do we need?proposes that the UN issue a four-pronged global action plan on antimicrobial resistance, built on the core functions of advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilization and the coordination of multisectoral action at the national-level in support of the WHO’s Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance.

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