South Africa

South Africa is represented in JPIAMR by the Dept. of Science and Technology and South African Medical Research Council.

National AMR research program and activities

AMR Research program

  • South African Antibiotic Stewardship Program (SAAP)

National AMR research calls

  • Newton AMR Call 2016 – drug discovery
  • Newton AMR Call 2016 – Surveillance
  • Grand Challenges AMR call 2018
  • Diagnostics and Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance: Development of tools, technologies and methods for global use

Activities on AMR actions at national level

  • FIDSSA conference in 2017
  • SAASP 2017
  • SAASP 2018
  • MR behaviour change workshop in 2017

National action plans

  • Antimicrobial resistance national strategy framework (2014-2024)

Management Board representative

  • Richard Gordon, S A Medical Research Council
  • Tugela Matubatuba, Dept. Science and Technology