U.S. Gathers Nearly 350 Commitments From 33 Nations To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Axios: U.S. pushes global effort to fight antibiotic resistance at U.N. meeting
“While praising ‘real progress’ in the fight against growing antimicrobial resistance, HHS Secretary Alex Azar challenged individuals and private and public organizations around the world to renew efforts to end the ‘scourge of AMR’ while speaking Monday at the U.N. General Assembly…” (O’Reilly, 9/24).

Becker’s Hospital Review: U.S.-led push against antibiotic resistance adds hundreds of global supporters
“Since it was launched last year, the United States’ AMR Challenge has gathered nearly 350 commitments from 33 countries to implement specific actions to combat antibiotic resistance. The CDC and HHS led the global initiative, which includes commitments to antibiotic resistance efforts from pharmaceutical and health insurance companies, food animal producers and purchasers, and medical professionals and healthcare systems…” (Vaidya, 9/24).

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