Objective 7: Strengthen global collaboration and partnerships

Objective Seven of the National AMR Strategy – 2020 and Beyond aims to increase Australia’s support in regional and global efforts 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 Seven of the National AMR Strategy – 2020 and Beyond, 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 is a member of the Global Leader's Group on AMR.

Australia also participates in the:

Australia is annually collecting and providing data on the use of antibiotics in animals through the OIE’s global antimicrobial usage database.

Find out more about what partners from across Australia are doing to support Objective Seven of the National AMR Strategy – 2020 and Beyond.

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Last updated: 
12 August 2020