- antimicrobial resistance
The EU AMR One-Health Network, chaired by the European Commission, met in Brussels on 15 October 2019. Network members include representatives from public health and animal health sides from all 28 EU countries, Commission experts and EU agencies.
The bi-annual EU AMR One-Health Network meetings provide its Members with a platform to present national action plans and activities, share best practices, discuss policy options and enhance coordination.
On the occasion of this meeting, the results of the latest WHO/OIE/FAO monitoring survey on the implementation of the AMR Global Action Plan were presented to take stock of the progress made. The latest Council Conclusions on AMR, as well as the outcomes of the Ministerial conference on AMR and of the Chief Veterinary Officers meeting organised during the summer were discussed to identify next steps on working together on AMR. The EU Strategic Approach on pharmaceuticals in the environment was presented by the Commission services, giving the opportunity to exchange on actions being taken in the Member States in the environmental sector. To foster the exchange of experience, Latvia and Bulgaria presented their national activities on AMR. The day concluded with a joint presentation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on their respective activities in the fight against AMR. At the request of Finland a presentation of the Finnish hygiene guide for veterinary receptions was made and a discussion took place on the implementation of the future regulation on veterinary medicinal products at the request of Germany and Austria.
About the meeting
Outcome of WHO/OIE/FAO latest monitoring survey on the implementation of the AMR Global Action Plan
WHO - World Health Organization
Updates on EU Activities on AMR:
- Council Conclusions on AMR adopted under the Romanian Presidency
- Outcomes of 20 June 2019 Ministerial Conference on AMR organised in The Netherlands
- Outcomes of 15 July 2019 Chief Veterinary Officers meeting
Exchange of experience on national activities on AMR:
Update on EU agencies activities on AMR
EMA - European Medicines Agency
EFSA - European Food Safety Authority
ECDC - European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Any other business: