(2006; 38 pages)
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now recognized as an extremely serious global public health problem. The U.S. Agency for International Development–supported Rational Pharmaceutical Management Plus Program (RPM Plus) of Management Sciences for Health is currently supporting various activities to help contain this problem, including an activity aimed at assisting in-country stakeholders to mount a country level AMR advocacy and containment program. At the request of the Drug Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia, RPM Plus sent a team of Maria Miralles and Mohan Joshi to Addis Ababa in February–March 2006 to assist the local partners in initiating such a country-level AMR program. This report describes the activities accomplished during the trip, including the First AMR Stakeholders’ Meeting that was held on March 2, 2006, in Addis Ababa.