Global consumption of antimicrobials: impact of the WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)

  19 February 2022

Little is known about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on antimicrobial consumption worldwide.

The global decrease in antimicrobial consumption pre-pandemic suggests a positive impact of the WHO GAP-AMR. During the pandemic, an initial increase in antimicrobial consumption was followed by a decrease worldwide. AMR plans should specify measures to ensure full implementation of AMR efforts during health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Author(s): Tumader Khouja, Kannop Mitsantisuk, Mina Tadrous, Katie J. Suda
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