Commitments to Responsible Use of Antimicrobials in Humans. Meeting, Oslo, Norway, 13-14 November 2014 - Outcome Document
(2014; 4 pages)

Abstract

An international meeting held in Oslo, Norway, on 13-14 November, focused on the responsible use of antibiotics and other anti-infection medicines to curb rising resistance in humans to these important public health tools. Participants from over 20 countries reasserted the shared responsibility of all countries and all sectors in fighting this silent but dangerous epidemic. The countries agreed on a series of strategies and interventions to promote better use of antimicrobials, including advocacy efforts and improving efficiencies within the health system. The meeting, organised by the Government of Norway, in collaboration with WHO/EMP, was part of the consultation process for the finalisation and endorsement WHO’ global plan of action on antimicrobial resistance.

 
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