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European Commission Releases Road Map to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

European Commission releases an Action Plan Against the rising threats from Antimicrobial Resistance:Road MapThe plan introduces seven major goals to curb the threat of resistance, with recommendations for each:

  1. Promote appropriate use of antimicrobials
  2. Prevent microbial infections and their spread
  3. Develop new effective antimicrobials or alternatives for treatment
  4. Join forces with international partners to contain the risks of spreading AMR from international trade and travel and via the environment – DRIVE-AB is mentioned in this category
  5. Improve monitoring and surveillance
  6. Further research and innovation
  7. Strengthen communication, education and training