By Marco Marzano de Marinis, Secretary General, World Farmers’ Organisation
Antimicrobial resistance, often referred to as AMR, is an increasingly serious threat to global public health.
As the international community is now on the way to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda, there is still an urgent need to increase attention and policy coherence at the international, regional and national levels. Implementation of Goal 3, however, demands a change in mindset from addressing singular issues to taking a more systematic, multi-stakeholders’ approach. Addressing the global nature of many health issues will also be critical to our success. Getting many actors and sectors to coordinate their work with others to achieve a common goal is difficult.
World leaders gathered at the UN headquarters on Wednesday for a high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance to explore the growing threat of infections that no longer respond to the drugs used to treat…
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