E.U. Releases New Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan Based On ‘One Health’ Principle

CIDRAP News: Europe announces new action plan on AMR
“European officials [Thursday] released a new action plan on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that builds on efforts to address the emergence and spread of drug-resistant pathogens in humans, animals, and the environment…” (Dall, 6/29).

EURACTIV: Commission seeks ‘measurable goals’ in new antimicrobial resistance plan
“…Based on the ‘One Health’ principle, meaning that human and animal health is tightly connected to each other as diseases are transmitted from humans to animals and vice versa, the European Commission believes that the new plan will help member states address this critical situation in a more coordinated way…” (Michalopoulos, 6/29).

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