JPIAMR Regional Workshop on AMR in Argentina

Jun 5th, 2019

JPIAMR Regional Workshop, Experiences and Areas of Interest for Strengthening Antimicrobial Resistance Networks, 5-7 June 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The main focus of this workshop is to follow up the results achieved at the regional workshop held in October 2017 in Santiago de Chile emphasizing the presentation of specific regional initiatives and networks.

Antibiotic Resistance is a pressing problem worldwide and – as it affects both human & animal health and the environment at the same time – the organizations that attended this seminar mostly address it by applying the “ONE HEALTH” approach. Accordingly, experts from each area involved and specialists from a number of South American countries were asked to participate to ensure a broad view of the regional situation and to share challenges, experiences and lessons learned and understand the strengths of the region. The researchers’ viewpoint was also taken into account, without neglecting the work of those who implement health plans and government regulators. Food producers were also considered and enriched the dialogue with the government bodies, supervisory agencies and private sector players.

Main issues discussed

  • To present the AMR status in Argentina and the region based on the “One Health” approach to exchange experiences and detect challenges currently prevailing in the region.
  • To provide a space to generate exchanges between research groups, leading health institutions, regulators, productive sector, consumers, among others.
  • The goals of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance – JPIAMR – and international financing opportunities will also be presented.

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