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Health Ministry finalises action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance

Responsible use of antibiotics is key for the containment of antimicrobial resistance in India

J P Nadda
J P Nadda

The Minister of Health and Family Welfare has finalised comprehensive and multi-sectoral national action plan to combat the menace of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in India. Announcing this at the ‘Inter-ministerial consultation on AMR containment’ meeting in New Delhi yesterday, J P Nadda, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, said “Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated interventions have limited impact ...