International initiatives to control antimicrobial resistance in the Asia-Pacific region

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International initiatives to control antimicrobial resistance in the Asia-Pacific region

Publication Number

APEC#211-HT-04.2

Published Date

October 2011

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Health Working Group(HWG)

Accessed

11756

Pages

56

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Description

This “Strategic action plan to control antimicrobial resistance in the Asia-Pacific region” was developed by the Strategic Focus Group, which consists of the experts on infectious diseases, health science, veterinary medicine, healthcare officials from APEC economies, and external APEC stakeholders. This report is based on the First and Second APEC Expert Forum which were held for the APEC project entitled ‘International initiatives to control antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the Asia-Pacific region” in 2011.

Welcome remarks
Opening remarks
1. Schedule of the 2nd APEC Expert Forum
2. Introduction of the APEC project : International initiatives to control antimicrobial resistance in the Asia-Pacific region
3. Strategies to control and prevent antimicrobial resistance
4. Draft of strategic action plan to control antimicrobial resistance in the Asia-Pacific region