EU progress report on Antimicrobial Resistance published
The Commission published Feb 26, 2015 a progress report on its five year Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The report summarises the progress made under each of the 12 actions.
The REPORT describes the following actions:
Action 1: Strengthen the promotion of the appropriate use of antimicrobials in human medicine
Action 2: Strengthen the regulatory framework on veterinary medicines and on medicated feed
Action 3: Introduce recommendations for prudent use in veterinary medicine
Action 4: Strengthen infection prevention and control in healthcare settings
Action 5: Adoption of a proposal for an EU Animal Health Law
Action 6: To promote, in a staged approach, unprecedented collaborative research and development efforts to bring new antibiotics to patients
Action 7: Promote efforts to analyse the need for new antibiotics into veterinary medicine.
Action 8: Develop and/or strengthen multilateral and bilateral commitments for the prevention and control of AMR in all sectors.
Action 9: Strengthen surveillance systems on AMR and antimicrobial consumption in human medicine
Action 10: Strengthen surveillance systems on AMR and antimicrobial consumption in veterinary medicine
Action 11: Reinforce and coordinate research efforts .
Action 12: Communication, education and training: Survey and comparative effectiveness research