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UN Inter-agency Coordination Group on AMR convenes

The Inter-Agency Coordination Group (IACG) on AMR established by the UN Secretary-General met for the first time on the 2nd and 3rd of May. The group, comprised of high-level representatives from relevant UN agencies, individual experts, and other international organizations, is tasked with providing practical guidance on approaches to implement and ensure effective global action to address AMR, including options to improve coordination, fulfill the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, and implement Sustainable Development Goals. The IACG is expected to produce a report to the Secretary-General for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly. DRIVE-AB partner Otto Cars attended the meeting as an individual expert.

Please click here to read the report from the First Meeting of the IACG.

Please click here to read more about the IACG.