South African Antimicrobial Resistance National Strategy Framework: A One Health Approach 2017 - 2024

South African Antimicrobial Resistance National Strategy Framework: A One Health Approach 2017 - 2024

South African Antimicrobial Resistance National Strategy Framework: A One Health Approach 2017 - 2024

The  purpose of the National AMR Strategy Framework is to provide a structure for managing AMR among humans and animals to limit further increases in resistant microbial infections, and improve the health of the population. The goals of the strategy are to define the principles and short to medium term interventions needed to preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobials for future generations to improve the appropriate use  of  antibiotics  in  human  and  animal  health and to improve the effective management of antibiotic resistant organisms and prevent their transmission.

Type
Strategic Documents and Plans
Topic
Antimicrobial Resistance
Language
English
Publisher
National Department of Health
Department of Agriculture
Forestry and Fisheries
Year
2017