JPIAMR Highlighted in G20 Health Ministers Joint Declaration

The 2018 G20 Health Ministerial Meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, concluded on October 4th with a joint declaration on concrete health policy proposals.

The document considers health a key aspect for sustainable development and calls for a further strengthening health systems. It also recommends concrete actions to address global issues such as antimicrobial resistance, and with commitments for ā€œincreasing the level of awareness on the prudent and responsible use and disposal of antibiotics of all healthcare providers, veterinarians, farmers and food producers and of the general public.ā€

In the declaration, the G20 also mentions JPIAMR together with GARDP, UNITAD, CARB-X and the TB-Alliance, welcoming the work of these leading international initiatives.

Please view the full declaration here.