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UN Interagency Coordination Group on AMR Opens Online Consultation On Draft Work Plan

The UN Secretary-General’s Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG), whose establishment was mandated by the a UN General Assembly Resolution in 2016 calling for an ad hoc interagency coordination group to provide guidance on ensuring effective global action on AMR, is now inviting comments on the draft work plan for 2017-2019.

The IACG’s first face-to-face meeting was held 2-3 May 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. A second meeting was held by teleconference on 30 June 2017 to discuss the group’s work plan for 2017-2019. The work plan is now available on the WHO website for consultation and stakeholders are invited to submit their comments in any of the 6 official languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, English, Russian, and Spanish) by using the web- based form on the WHO website no later than 31 August 2017.

Please click here to read more on the draft work plan and to submit your comments.