Ministries And Bodies Come Together To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
On 19 April, 11 ministries, including health, environment, agriculture, food and public distribution, came together for an inter-ministerial consultation to finalise a National Action Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance
The threat of antimicrobial resistance is worrisome for global health. Antimicrobial Resistance or AMR is the ability of microorganisms such as bacteria, parasites and viruses to resist an antimicrobial such as antibiotic, antiviral or antimalarial, thus rendering treatments futile and spreading infections.
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