AU Heads of State and Government endorse African common position on controlling Antimicrobial Resistance

RECALLING the commitments, strategies, and guidance from international organizations,
intergovernmental organizations, and Member States regarding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the highest level commitment shown by Africa’s Heads of State and Government to improve the health of Africans, including:
• Agenda 2063, the Africa We Want
• The Africa Health Strategy, 2016-2030
• Animal Health Strategy for Africa, 2018 – 2030
• African Union Framework for Antimicrobial Resistance Control, 2020-2025
• Africa Centres for Disease Control Framework for Antimicrobial Resistance Control, 2018-
• Declaration of Heads of States on Accelerating Implementation of International Health
Regulations in Africa (2017)
• Political declaration of the High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on AMR (2016)
• The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
• Antimicrobial Framework for Action of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group
• The WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance
• The FAO Action Plan on AMR
• The OIE Strategy on Antimicrobial Resistance
• International Health Regulations IHR (2005)
• Abuja Declaration and Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health
• Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)





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