Moldova new JPIAMR member

Feb 3rd, 2020

JPIAMR is pleased to welcome the Republic of Moldova as a full member. JPIAMR now engages 28 nations to curb antibiotic resistance (AMR) with a One Health approach.

Moldova is represented in JPIAMR by the National Agency for Research and Development (NARD). NARD is the central public authority, responsible for the implementation of R&I policy according to National Program. The Agency offers investment in research, including within the domains of health and wellbeing. Nine public specialised research organisations have been established under the Ministry of Health Labour and Social Protection of Moldova. The State’s Program in the frame of the Strategic Priority “Health” has launched two projects in AMR for the period 2020-2023. The goals are to study the mechanisms of AMR resistance in gram-negative bacilli and to explore of nosocomial infections in intensive care units, as well as the development of new antibacterial preparations. Moldova has a draft of the National Program for Surveillance and Control of AMR (2019-2028) based on strategic objectives of the Global AMR Action Plan, with the support of WHO.

– We are very pleased to welcome Moldova as a member of JPIAMR, strengthening this unique platform for research collaboration across borders. Now Moldova will now take part of JPIAMRs One Health approach and in funding research to meet the global challenge of AMR. says Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, Acting Chair of JPIAMR