PHM-Exch> Fwd: Policy Brief: The Value Added of the UNGA High–Level Political Declaration on AMR
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Tue Oct 24 20:47:49 PDT 2017
From: South Centre <south at southcentre.int>
*The Value Added of the United Nations General Assembly High–Level
Political Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance*
The South Centre is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Brief No.
45 entitled "The Value Added of the United Nations General Assembly
High–Level Political Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance" by Viviana
Munoz-Tellez, Coordinator of the Development, Innovation and Intellectual
Property Programme (DIIP) of the South Centre.
In September 2016, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York
held a dedicated meeting to muster strong political commitment for an
effective global response to the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
As a result, a High-Level Political Declaration on Antimicrobial Resistance
The High-Level Political Declaration reaffirms that the blueprint for
tackling AMR is the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Strategy and
Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, its five objectives, and the
principles for effective national action plans: a one-health approach,
prevention first, and access.
This policy brief is a synthesis of the main elements of the Declaration
that add value to the comprehensive WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on
To access the policy brief directly, go to this webpage: https://www.
To access the South Centre website, where you can also find other policy
briefs, publications and news items, go to: http://www.southcentre.int
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