Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance

National AMR Plans Library

Most JPIAMR have a National Strategy, policy or guidelines for Antimicrobial Resistance or are in the process of developing one. Many of those currently developing their agendas took account of the Strategic Research Agenda which provided with a good source of information. Below the library of JPIAMR member National plans.

The countries within JPIAMR that have a policy or guidelines on AMR or infection

ArgentinaNot suppliedNot supplied
BelgiumBAPCOC websiteAMCRA 2020 Policy
CanadaThe Public Health Agency of Canada has developed infection prevention and Control and prescribing guidelines, including those specific to AMR bacteriaNotice to stakeholders
Czech RepublicAction PlanNot supplied
DenmarkDenmark Joint Antibiotic Resistance Action PlanDenmark Joint Antibiotic Resistance Action Plan
European UnionSecond EU AMR Action plan (human and animal)
EstoniaPolicies in Place for prescribing antiobiotics and infection control requirements in Health care settings. To be updated in 2015Recommendations on antibiotic use
Recommendation on antibiotic use A
Recommendations on antibiotic use B
Recommendations on antibiotic use C
FinlandFinland has published a National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance:
National Action Plan

The Action Plan can be found here (in Finnish only)
Not supplied
France Antibiotics Plan
Antibiotics plan A
Antibiotics plan B
Antibiotics Plan
antibiotics plan A
antibiotics plan B
antibiotics plan C
guidance A
guidance B
guidance C
GreeceNot suppliedNot supplied
IndiaIndia National AMR Action Plan
IsraelMultiple policies and guidelines are in Place related to infection control, AMR control, and antibiotic stewardshipAnimal feed guidelines are in progress
National Prevention Planguidance on antibiotic use in animals
JapanGuidance on the treatment of specific organisms
guidance on the treatment of specific organisms A
guidance on the treatment of specific organisms B
guidance on the treatment of specific organisms C
guidance on the treatment of specific organisms D
guidance on the treatment of specific organisms E
Not supplied
LatviaNo national guidelines, but there are "Regulations Regarding the Basic Requirements for a Hygienic and Counter-Epidemic Regimen in a Medical Treatment Institution (574/2006)`in LatviaNot supplied
NetherlandsReduction of antibiotic use in clinical care (SWAB) and infection prevention (WIP). Regulations in place that prevent over the counter sales of antibiotics. Surveillance of Hospital acquired infections as part of quality legislation. Strong supervision through Health Care InspectorateProgressive policy towards the reduction of antibiotics in veterinary health
NorwayAction plan
Strategy plan
Use of antibiotics
Use of antibiotics A
Use of antibiotics B
Use of antibiotics C
Not supplied
PolandAntibiotic plan
Not supplied
SpainAntibiotic guide
Strategic Action Plan to reduce the risk selection and dissemination of antibiotic resistance (Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices, 2014)
Strategic action plan
antibiotic guide
SwedenThe National Board of Health (Socialstyrelsen) and The Swedish Board of Agriculture has a governmental mission to coordinate an action plan at the national level since 2012
Swedish strategy to combat antibiotic resistance (2016)
Svensk strategi för arbetet mot antibiotika resistens (2016)
Svensk strategi för arbetet mot antibiotikaresistens - Bilaga (2016)
National strategy on prevention of antimicrobial resistance and Healthcare-associated infections (Government of Sweden, 2005)
Strategi för ett samordnat arbete mot antibiotikaresistens
Not supplied
Strategic Plan
UKGuidance and information
guidance and information A
guidance and information B
guidance and information C
guidance and information D
guidance and information E
guidance and information F
guidance and information