“Ghana Launches Antimicrobial Use, Resistance Policy And Action Plan”

“Ghana on Wednesday, launched its Policy on Antimicrobial Use and Resistance and a corresponding National and Action Plan (NAP), in line with the Global Action Plan adopted by the 68th World Health Assembly.

Both documents were launched in Accra by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministries of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation; Food and Agriculture, and Fisheries and Aquaculture Development.

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, in an address said the document had been informed by the need to contain the phenomenon of Antimicrobial resistance, which was currently affected both human and animal health, plants and the environment, and presently considered a threat to global public health.”

Source: CometNewsgh


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