Objective 6: International engagement and partnerships
Objective Six of the National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy aims to increase Australia’s support in regional and global actions to reduce the spread of AMR.
Why is this important?
AMR is a global issue that requires a global response. AMR has the potential to affect everybody, regardless of where they live. People, animals, food and other products moving from one country to another increases the chance for AMR to spread quickly across the world.
If we don’t work together, the efforts of one country will be of limited value. Our actions in Australia need to align with international action.
View the full details of Objective Six of the National AMR Strategy, including specific priority areas of action.
What are we doing?
- Australia’s National AMR Strategy aligns with the Global Action Plan (GAP) on AMR The World Health Organization (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) oversee the GAP.
- Australia is working with countries in the Asia-Pacific region to tackle AMR.
- Australia will continue to support WHO’s efforts to help countries develop National Action Plans.
- Australia participates in the:
- Australia is collecting and sharing data on the use of antibiotics in animals to help establish the OIE’s global antimicrobial usage database.
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