African countries urged to conclude work on AMR Action Plans

  24 January 2020

Dr Chitalu Chilufya, the Zambia Minister of Health has called on African Nations to expedite action on the development of the National Action Plans (NAPs) for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

This, he said would pave way for the execution of the plans in order to combat the great threat posed by AMR to humanity in order to safeguard public health security.

Dr Chilufya made the call during the opening of a three-day workshop dubbed “Pan-Africa Workshop on Effective Implementation of National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance”.

The workshop which was jointly organised by Zambia National Public Health Institute, Ministry of Health, Zambia and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India brought together participants from 11 countries including; Zambia and India.

Further reading: News Ghana
Author(s): Ghana news Agency
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