These activities are not only of national importance but form part of the international response to the global threat posed by antibiotic resistance. 2017 – 2027 Multisectoral National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, Zambia.Page 5 of 79 FOREWORD The World Health Organisation defines Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) as the development of resistance in a microorganism – bacterium, virus, fungus, or parasite – to A national … A Saudi national surveillance on Gram-positive cocci demonstrated that 32% of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) are methicillin-resistant (MRSA), and 33% of Streptococcus pneumoniae are resistant penicillin WHO’s 2014 report on global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance reveals that antibiotic resistance is no longer a prediction for the future; it is happening right now, across the world, and is putting at risk the ability to treat common infections in the community and hospitals. antibiotic-resistant threats in the U.S., sounding the national alarm and identifying necessary actions to face these threats. It is also an important prerequisite for the control of the emergence of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals which tend to provide an excellent environment for the emergence and spread of resistant bacterial. It is an outcome of two workshops organized jointly by the national Antimicrobial Resistance Coordinating Committee (AMRCC) through the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) and the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India. In this review, we present the antimicrobial resistance profiles of S. aureus clinical isolates in Malaysia with data obtained from the Malaysian National Surveillance on Antimicrobial Resistance (NSAR) reports as well as various peer-reviewed published records spanning a period of nearly three decades (1990… The results presented in this report are based on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data from invasive isolates reported to the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) by 30 European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries in 2019 (data referring to 2018), and on trend analyses of data reported by the participating countries for the period 2015 to 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance knowledge, surveillance and research will be strengthened through establishing a national surveilance l system for antimicrobial resistance… The National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria identifies priorities and coordinates investments: to prevent, detect, and control outbreaks of resistant pathogens recognized by CDC as urgent or serious threats, including carbapenem-resistant antimicrobial therapy and the formulation of antibiotic guidelines. The report presents Zambia’s integrated antimicrobial resistance surveillance framework. In 2019, the CDC updated these national … antimicrobial agents and resistance in school curricula will further promote better understanding and awareness from an early age. This article describes a range of surveillance activities that have been undertaken in the UK over a number of years, together with current interventions being implemented. The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System for Enteric Bacteria (NARMS) was established in 1996. pan-drug resistant GNB have already been reported. A key component for improving appropriate antibiotic prescription is surveillance of prescription, and this may also indirectly contribute towards reducing antimicrobial resistance via establishment of national or institutional benchmarks, and heightening awareness , . NARMS is a collaboration among state and local public health departments, CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Without