Mitigating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) using implementation research: a development funder’s approach

  13 April 2023

Despite the escalating burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the global response has not sufficiently matched the scale and scope of the issue, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). While many countries have adopted national action plans to combat AMR, their implementation has lagged due to resource constraints, dysfunctional multisectoral coordination mechanisms and, importantly, an under-recognized lack of technical capacity to adapt evidence-based AMR mitigation interventions to local contexts. AMR interventions should be tailored, context-specific, cost-effective and sustainable. 

Author(s): Mark P Khurana, Sabiha Essack, Ghada Zoubiane, Nandini Sreenivasan, Gloria Cristina Cordoba, Erica Westwood, Anders Dalsgaard, Robinson H Mdegela, Mirfin Mpundu, Rodrigo Scotini, Augustine B Matondo, Alexanda Mzula, Nina Chanishvili, Dimitri Gogebashvili, Maia Beruashvili, Marika Tsereteli, Talant Sooronbaev, Jesper Kjærgaard, Joakim Bloch, Elvira Isaeva, Geoffrey Mainda, Geoffrey Muuka, Ntombi B Mudenda, Fusya Y Goma, Duc-Huy Chu, Duncan Chanda, Uchizi Chirwa, Kaunda Yamba, Kenneth Kapolowe, Sombo Fwoloshi, Lawrence Mwenge, Robert Skov
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