Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance

Moldova

Republic of Moldova is represented in JPIAMR by the National Agency for Research and Development (NARD). NARD is a central public authority and is responsible for the implementation of research and innovation state policy, including research in health sector. The mission of the NARD is to promote excellence in science and innovation by developing national, bilateral and international co-operations through JPI, ERA-Nets COFUND etc., promoting the concepts of integration of Moldova in ERA, Smart Specialization, Open Science opportunities and serving BHO for the EURAXESS Programme, Moldovan Scientific Diaspora members with RTDI Sector of Moldova. NARD under National Program of Research and Innovation is making investments in research focused on health and wellbeing, including in AMR Surveillance and diagnoses of resistant pathogens. In Moldova, under the Ministry of Health Labour and Social Protection (MHLSP), 9 public research organizations are established in the AMR field that are engaged in infection prevention control and supporting national scientific research for Public Health policy development.